What to expect in your second trimester

You’re now into your second trimester – here’s what is going on with you What’s happening with you during the second trimester? This is generally when that lovely pregnancy glow kicks in. Any morning sickness you’ve...

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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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...
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Get a free copy of your ultrasound scan when you visit Jessops

Jessops is now offering parents the chance to get an extra free copy of their ultrasound scan throughout October 2018 Seeing a glimpse of your baby in the womb for the very first time is...
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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...

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.

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...

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...
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Are you having a boy or a girl? Take our quiz to find out

Can't wait to find out whether you're having a boy or a girl? Take this quiz to find out the gender of your baby... (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s);if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Regardless of what our quiz tells you – don’t take...
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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...