Baby

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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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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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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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...
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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...
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Everything you need to know about having a water birth

Dr Karen Joash, obstetrician and gynaecologist at The Portland Hospital, explains the benefits of opting for a water birth The decision to have a water birth is becoming increasingly popular amongst expectant mothers. Water labour...
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Signs you could be in labour

Dr Asma Khalil, consultant obstetrician and fetal medicine specialist at The Portland Hospital, reveals the signs of labour to look out for There are many questions I’m asked by first-time mothers, but one of the...

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)...

What to expect in your first trimester

Your pregnancy journey has just begun – here’s what is going on with you What's happening with you during the first trimester? This trimester is when most of your baby’s development is happening so do be...

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...