Discover everything you need to know about pregnancy and your body for the next nine months – from eating and exercise to labour and birth and even what you should name your newborn! Use our age and stage timeline as your weekly guide to changes in your pregnancy body and your baby’s development.


Airline policies for pregnant travellers

When is it safe to fly during your pregnancy? Have a look at current airline policies for pregnant women.
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Hospital bag essentials that you need to pack for labour

We've compiled our top 7 essential items that you must have in your labour bag before heading hospital to give...

5 best baby name apps for undecided parents

If you're parents-to-be struggling to find the perfect name for your little one, we've rounded up our top 5 baby...

What is a 4D baby Ultrasound scan?

4D scans are the latest in pregnancy ultrasound technology. We take a look at how different it is to regular...
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7 effective ways to prepare yourself for childbirth

The thought of going into labour can be daunting. Which also means that you'll have a lot of questions. So,...
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Where to give birth: your options

Are you pregnant but unsure of your options when it comes to choosing a place to give birth? From a...
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5 things to expect after giving birth in a hospital

From the hospital to home, we reveal what happens after giving birth, what to expect from delivery care and how...

How to relieve cramp in your feet when pregnant?

Foot cramp during pregnancy can occur as a result of tight muscles in your legs or back. Find out what...
what-is-the-difference-between-spontaneous-and-coached-pushing-in-labourLabour and Birth

What is the difference between spontaneous and coached pushing in labour?

Coached pushing is quite a controversial topic, find out how it differs from a spontaneous labour.

Can you catch toxoplasmosis from your cat while pregnant?

Is having a cat a health risk to your unborn baby?

Five amazing facts about your pregnant body

Your body isn't just making a new human – it's doing loads more amazing things (and some you'd rather it...

How can you prepare for placenta insufficiency?

Placenta insuffiency could lead to an early birth. What can you expect and how should you prepare?
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Can eating high-fibre foods give a breast fed baby gas?

Babies will get wind / gas, and some suffer more than others. Find out whether your diet of high-fibre foods...
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Low-lying placenta what does it mean for your birth?

Get the low down on your low-lying placenta whether it means you will need a Csection.

Is it safe to take painkillers during pregnancy? Can you give your child paracetamol?

You're pregnant and you have the headache from hell - should you pop a pill? And what about dosing up...

Win 6 weeks of baby and toddler swimming lessons in Wimbledon, London

Win 6 weeks worth of toddler and baby swimming lessons in Wimbledon, London with Blue Wave Swim School.

Win an activity day out fit for dads and their kids

We've teamed up with Mill on the Brue to offer one lucky Gurgle fan the chance to win a fantastic,...