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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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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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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How to exercise safely during pregnancy

Becoming a mother for the first, second, third time or more is a wonderful experience but can be daunting too....
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How to identify real labour contractions and what they feel like

What do contractions really feel like and how can you tell you're in labour? We round up how to identify...
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Top maternity style tips from celebrity stylist Aimee Croysdill

Lara Stone's stylist, Aimee Croysdill, shares her top maternity style advice for expectant mothers. Watch her video featuring style advice...
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WIN a smarTfold 300 Plus Compact Folding Trike – by smarTrike

Enter this fantastic prize draw to be in with a chance of winning a smarTfold 300 Plus Compact Folding Trike...
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Win a Naturalmat cotbed mattress worth £155

We've teamed up with Naturalmat to offer one lucky Gurgle fan the chance to win a cot bed mattress worth...
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Win an ultimate comfort package from the experts, Oilatum

Enter this competition for your chance to win an Oilatum ultimate comfort package for baby's eczema prone skin and a...