How to handle being pregnant over the Christmas period

Louisa van den Bergh of Lulubaby offers her top tips for celebrating the festive season while pregnant.

Travelling tips for your first trimester holiday

You’ve had that positive pregnancy test, but do you know the rules about travel for your first trimester holiday? comparetravelinsurance.com provide some top tips Are you suffering from morning sickness and headaches and finding it hard...

Blood pressure before pregnancy can determine sex of baby

A link has been found between a mother's blood pressure before conception and the gender of their baby Scientists in Canada have discovered that a mother’s blood pressure can predict the sex of a baby...
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How to have a healthy pregnancy if you’re an older woman

Our healthcare professionals answer your questions about pregnancy, birth and beyond. This time, Dr Katharina Schramm looks at pregnancy in older women I turn 40 next month and I've just found out I'm eight weeks...
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Harmony Test: Where to go in London

What is the Harmony Test and where can I have one London? We answer all your questions The first scan available on the NHS is the nuchal translucency (NT) scan, which when combined with a...

This Pregnancy time-lapse app lets you create amazing week-by-week bump videos

Bumpies pregnancy app has been officially launched on Android, and it’s a great way to record your pregnancy Bumpies is the free pregnancy time-lapse app that allows mums-to-be to create amazing bump video and keep...
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10 things your midwife wants you to know

Lucy Coe, lead midwife for Midwifery Led Care at The Kensington Wing, offers her top tips on preparing for pregnancy and labour... 1. Antenatal education is key It is very important to educate yourself during your...

Your baby during the first trimester

Your pregnancy journey has just begun – here’s what is going on with your baby What's happening with your baby during the first trimester? By week four, the embryo (which is actually only two weeks old)...
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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...

Your baby during the second trimester

Your pregnancy journey is well on its way – here’s what is going on with your baby What’s happening with your baby during the second trimester? During weeks 14 to 17, the fetus will start looking...