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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...
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Which medications are safe during pregnancy?

In this special edition, sisters Marina Fogle and Chiara Hunt demystify which remedies you can and can't use during pregnancy While a lot of women are health conscious even before they become pregnant, this consciousness...

Caring for your baby’s teeth

Susannah Warren talks to health experts to get the lowdown on caring for your baby's teeth and oral health A tooth! It’s one of the biggest milestones in the first months of your baby’s life....

How to plan for the birth you want

Dr Asma Khalil, consultant obstetrician and fetal medicine specialist at The Portland Hospital, discusses alternative birthing options The birth of your child is a special experience that will be individual for every mother, but in...

Is it normal to feel anxious about being pregnant?

Fertility expert Zita West answers our question about feel anxious during pregnancy Pregnancy can be overwhelming to the point that after wanting a baby for so long, getting a positive test can quickly turn into stress...

Pregnancy: Are you gaining the right amount of weight?

A recent study has found that not gaining a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy puts mothers and babies at an increased probability of various health risks Research concluded that 75% of women do not...

What to eat when pregnant for a good night’s sleep

These super relaxing dietary aids will help ensure better sleep during pregnancy, says Louise Pyne Ask any expectant mother what’s been her greatest pregnancy hurdle and there’s a big chance that she’ll rate the lack...

Are you suffering from secondary infertility?

For many parents, trying to conceive a second time can prove more difficult than they imagined. Fertility expert Emma Cannon explores the subject Interestingly, according to Chinese medicine, a woman needs five years between children...

What to expect when you’re expecting

Louisa van den Bergh of Lulubaby explains what you can really expect from your pregnancy journey Healthier hair We’ve all heard of pregnant women having fuller locks, this is because it doesn’t really fall out like normal....