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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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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Flu jab can cut stillbirth risk by half

Pregnant women who get the flu vaccine cut their risk of having a stillborn baby by half
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Your first pregnancy scan

Everything you need to know about your first baby scan
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The hottest new exercise crazes of 2016

Want to get fit and have fun? Helen Foster reveals what yummy mummies are signing up for this year
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New pregnancy app for vaccination reminders

Researchers have produced an app to advise and remind pregnant women about vaccinations
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Epilepsy specialist wins Midwife of the Year Award

Epilepsy specialist midwife Kim Morley has won Emma’s Diary Mums’ Midwife of the Year 2016
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Q&A: Exercise during pregnancy

Nike and Barry’s Bootcamp trainer Anya shares her advice on exercising during pregnancy
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How to have a healthy vegetarian pregnancy

How to be a veggie during pregnancy and still get all the nutrients you and your baby need
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Best new pregnancy books

We round up the best new books to guide you through your pregnancy and beyond - get swotting!
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Too much fish during pregnancy linked to obesity

Overdoing it on the fish during pregnancy isn’t recommended, and it could even increase a child’s obesity risk
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What is a cervical stitch?

Find out here what it involves to have a cervical stitch procedure.
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Can a smear test create the risk of miscarriage?

Most women from the age of 25 to 49 will have a smear test every three years, but will it...
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How dads-to-be can be helpful during labour

Your partner has an important supporting role to play in your labour.
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Win luxury baby skincare gift sets from Harry & Rose

We've teamed up with award winning baby skincare specialists, Harry & Rose to give one lucky Gurgle fan the chance...
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Win a Joie spin 360™ infant car seat worth £250!

We've teamed up with Joie Baby to offer parents the chance to win a safety child car seat.
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Win the ultimate Ergobaby newborn bundle worth over £320

We've teamed up with Ergobaby to help you prepare for your new arrival by giving you the chance to win...