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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What are pregnancy eating rules?

Be sure of what you can and can't eat while pregnant with our expert nutritionist Emma Wight-Boycott
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Ginger does help morning sickness, fact.

Does ginger really help ease morning sickness? New research of 500 pregnant women says it really can make a difference
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App to help with pregnancy back pain

New pregnancy app to help mums-to-be cope with back pain and offers helpful exercises to ease the pain
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What's your weirdest pregnancy cravings?

What was your maddest craving during pregnancy? A new survey reveals some say the smell of tennis balls or soap!
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How well did you sleep during pregnancy?

New research suggests 96% of women struggle to sleep in pregnancy
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How to choose the perfect birth partner

Who should be in the delivery room? Read some pros and cons of possible candidates
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All you need to know about home birthing

Ever fancied a home birth? Four mums tell us their home birth stories
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Advice for your baby boy

Expecting a baby boy? Read our advice for your little blue bundle of joy
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Your antenatal appointment

Your first antenatal visit will take place around the 8th – 12th week of pregnancy, but what actually happens?
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VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Caesarean)

Are you thinking of having a VBAC? (Vaginal Birth After Caesarean) You can find everything you need to know here.
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Are you expecting a girl or boy?

Are you expecting a baby girl or boy? Here's our round up of the best myths we've heard.
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What to knit when you're expecting

Are you a mum-to-be? With the impending arrival of a new baby, how about creating something extra-special and unique.

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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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Top maternity style tips from celebrity stylist Aimee Croysdill

Lara Stone's stylist, Aimee Croysdill, shares her top maternity style advice for expectant mothers. Watch her video featuring style advice...
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WIN a smarTfold 300 Plus Compact Folding Trike – by smarTrike

Enter this fantastic prize draw to be in with a chance of winning a smarTfold 300 Plus Compact Folding Trike...
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Win a Naturalmat cotbed mattress worth £155

We've teamed up with Naturalmat to offer one lucky Gurgle fan the chance to win a cot bed mattress worth...
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Win an ultimate comfort package from the experts, Oilatum

Enter this competition for your chance to win an Oilatum ultimate comfort package for baby's eczema prone skin and a...