Pregnancy

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.

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The labour ward who's who when you give birth

From the midwife to your mum, here’s the lowdown on your birth squad 
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Depression during pregnancy

Antenatal depression is quite common — you need to allow yourself to make mental and physical changes at this time.
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5 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...
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10 most popular baby boys names of 2017

Following the 2017 ONS baby names report, we reveal the meanings behind the top baby boy names that made the...
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The 90s baby names making a comeback

We explain the meanings behind the 90s baby girl and baby boy names making a comeback.
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10 most popular baby girls names of 2017

Following the 2017 ONS baby names report, we reveal the meanings behind the most popular girls names that made the...
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Tips for staying cool in the hot weather when you are pregnant

Try these tips to help you and your bump stay cool this summer.
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10 best pregnancy apps

Pregnancy apps provide a fun way to document yours and your baby's growth over time. We've rounded up ten of...
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Need to know facts about pregnancy weight gain

Weight gain during pregnancy is unavoidable, but those extra couple of pounds are beneficial for you and your baby. We...
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5 ways prenatal yoga benefits your physical and mental health

Yoga for pregnant women helps to support them throughout each trimester to labour, as well as having many benefits on...
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7 ways to relieve morning sickness

We show you how to deal with morning sickness with our top 7 tips to ease feelings of nausea and...
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Top baby names and their meanings inspired by Game of Thrones

From Ayra to Theon and Kit to Khaleesi, Names.org reveals the most popular baby boy and girls names inspired by...
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7 expert ways to cope with labour pain

From gas and air to hypnobirthing, we explore the many ways to manage pain when giving birth, with advice from...
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How to exercise safely during pregnancy

Becoming a mother for the first, second, third time or more is a wonderful experience but can be daunting too....
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How to identify real labour contractions and what they feel like

What do contractions really feel like and how can you tell you're in labour? We round up how to identify...
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Celebrate The Snowman at 40 and WIN your own ultimate Snowman goody bag!

As Raymond Briggs’ classic picturebook marks its 40th anniversary, we check out the special edition Snowman gifts for Christmas and...
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