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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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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Pregnant this summer? Tips to stay cool

Try these tips to help you and your bump stay cool this summer.
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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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Baby name meanings

Will it be Blue Ivy, Harper Seven, Buddy Bear...? Or perhaps your baby name idea might be a more traditional...
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Pregnancy due date calculator

Find out when your baby due date is. The average pregnancy lasts for 280 days or 40 weeks from the...
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What happens in a caesarean section?

There are a few reasons why you might need a caesarean
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Pregnancy Blues and Depression

Antenatal depression is quite common — you need to allow yourself to make mental and physical changes at this time.

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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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Win a Joie stages fx worth £190!

We've teamed up with Joie to offer one lucky Gurgle fan the chance to win a Joie stages FX worth...
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Win a Dreambaby® Bathroom Skills Set valued at £24.00 10 x prize packs to win!

Enter our fantastic competition with Dreambaby for your chance to win one of ten Bathroom Skill Sets.
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Win one of Three Izmi Baby Toddler Carriers

We've teamed up with Izmi Baby to offer three lucky Gurgle fans the chance to win a super comfy, safe...