Pregnancy cravings

Pregnancy cravings and what they mean

Here's everything you need to know about those weird pregnancy cravings you're experiencing... Many women report overwhelming urges to seek out all kinds of weird and wacky food combinations while pregnant. Pickles with doughnuts? Ketchup and chocolate?...
Pregnant woman with back pain

How to treat pregnancy and new mum back pain

Your spine goes through a lot during and after your pregnancy – from carrying your baby inside you and going through the delivery, to the hunched-over position you’ll likely adopt during breastfeeding and having...
running

Can you continue running if you’re pregnant?

Alexandra McCabe, pregnancy fitness expert and founder of Fitta Mamma maternity activewear, answers our question on running when pregnant Running during pregnancy is a great way to maintain your cardio fitness – if you were...
Pregnant woman

10 questions to ask your midwife during pregnancy

Liz Halliday, midwife at Private Midwives, advises on the questions you should ask when you become pregnant... How often do I need to see my midwife during pregnancy? Every woman and pregnancy is different, so some women...

Exercising during the first stages of pregnancy

Keith McNiven, personal trainer at Right Path Fitness, explains the best way to approach exercise during pregnancy It’s always a good idea to keep up some sort of fitness regime while pregnant, although what is...
Pregnant woman eating

Why ‘eating for two’ during pregnancy could actually harm your baby

We caught up with Dr Dawn Harper from Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies, to find out how much you should be eating while pregnant... Is the myth about 'eating for two' when pregnant true or false? The...

Keep on moving: Pregnancy exercise

Staying active is the key to a healthy and enjoyable pregnancy, says Charlie Launder of Lomax, London It’s a time that many women wait their whole lives for, and for some it comes as a...

What your pregnancy cravings really mean

During those nine months, we can crave the oddest things. Louise Pyne explains why Whether you lust after chocolate for breakfast, or you can’t stop thinking about gorging on a greasy plate of chips with...