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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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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7 interesting facts if you're expecting a 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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12 surprising ways to tell if you're having a boy or a girl

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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8 useful phrases every pregnant traveller should know

We asked the team at translation agency Talking Heads to translate a few helpful phrases for pregnant women abroad

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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...