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 is hypnobirthing?

Can hypnobirthing really help you chant your way to a calmer birth?
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What to expect on the postnatal hospital ward

It's not exactly carry on matron, but being on a postnatal ward can have its comedy moments.
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Abbey Clancy announces support for safer pregnancy campaign

The model and mum of two hopes to help mums-to-be to have safer pregnancies.
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New app lets you listen to your baby’s first heartbeat

It's available for free download from the app store now.
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Appear on an exciting new TV series about the science of babies!

Are you pregnant and due between February and March 2017? We'd love to hear from you.
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What to do when you go past your due date

The action plan you need when you go overdue
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How to: pack a hospital bag

Confused about what to pack in your hospital bag? Don't be - we've got it covered
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Pregnancy diet: dos and don'ts

Feeling peckish? See what's best for mother and baby during pregnancy and foods you should avoid altogether
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Pregnancy 'wet dreams'

Women often report lively, vivid dreams while pregnant, which may be because of their heightened emotional state
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Pregnant and anxious, is this normal?

Communicating how you feel can help to reduce anxiety, whether it's to your partner, GP, friends or family
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What can you do about varicose veins during pregnancy?

Varicose veins are the result of increases in hormone levels, blood volume, and pressure from the baby
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Are there exercises to help pregnancy back pain?

Our fitness expert shares her top tips for stretching out pregnancy back pain and positioning your 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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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...