Morning sickness

Pregnant women can now get a prescription for morning sickness

Pregnant women can now finally get a prescription for a four-times-a-day morning sickness pill in the UK. Hundreds of thousands of pregnant women in the UK can now be prescribed a pill licensed for morning...
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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...
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...
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...
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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...
egg freezing

Egg freezing: How effective is it really?

More women are relying on egg freezing to preserve their fertility, but how effective is it really? Whatever your thoughts on egg freezing, there’s no denying it’s becoming increasingly popular in the UK. So much so...

How to keep cool if you’re pregnant this summer

A UK heatwave during pregnancy can be a challenge. Here's how to keep cool if you're pregnant this summer... It is lovely to have some sunshine after what feels like a very long winter, but...

Stacey Solomon reveals how her teeth were ‘destroyed’ during pregnancy

Stacey Solomon has opened up about her second pregnancy, which brought with it a whole host of dental problems... Writing in her column for Fabulous, Stacey, who has now been fitted with veneers, said: "In...
gestational diabetes

What you need to know about gestational diabetes

Dr Karen Joash, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at The Portland Hospital, explains everything you need to know about gestational diabetes Gestational diabetes is when women develop a form of diabetes when they’re pregnant. While this...
anxiety

Does anxiety during pregnancy affect the baby?

Fertility expert Zita West looks at anxiety during pregnancy and how to manage it Through my work as a midwife for more than 30 years, and as an acupuncturist for 20, I see first-hand the...