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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20 unexpected items to pack in your hospital bag for birth

We chat to mums and birthing experts to find out the more unusual items you might find useful on labour...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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.
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Can you catch toxoplasmosis from your cat while pregnant?

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