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...
chiropractor

Is it safe to visit a chiropractor during pregnancy?

Maximillian Hirschman, chiropractor at London Wellness Centre, answers our question on visiting a chiropractor during pregnancy In short, yes. Seeing your chiropractor is absolutely safe in all stages of pregnancy. As a drug-free therapy, many...
morning sickness

The facts behind morning sickness

Dr Penelope Law, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at The Portland Hospital, unveils the facts behind morning sickness Morning sickness can affect many women, in fact, around 70 per cent suffer from it in the first...
diet

How important is diet in early pregnancy?

Fertility expert Zita West examines the importance of diet in early pregnancy A healthy diet during pregnancy will guarantee you get all the nutrients you and your developing baby need. But in reality, for many...
postnatal check

What happens in a postnatal check?

Dr Anuj Chaturvedi, medical director and GP at HealthClic, answers your question about the postnatal check Your first check-up will occur between six and eight weeks after giving birth. Around this time, your anatomy will...

How to survive Christmas if you’re trying to conceive

Fertility expert Zita West answers your question on surviving Christmas if you're trying for a baby Christmas can be a challenging time for those who find themselves desperately wanting a child but spending the season...