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....

What Your Pregnancy Cravings Really Mean

During those nine months, we can crave the oddest things. Louise Pyne explains why Whether you lust after chocolate for breakfast, or you can’t stop thinking about gorging on a greasy plate of chips with...

The Naked Midwives: Hampshire’s new antenatal group

Antenatal and parent-craft classes have, until now, always followed a similar pattern and content. However, new to the birth education scene is The Naked Midwives. Whilst the founders are midwives – they are not...

A warning against private Down’s syndrome tests

A new report has been released expressing concern about NIPT tests offered by private clinics A report by The Nuffield Council on Bioethics, who advises on ethical issues, has raised concern about Down’s syndrome tests...

Getting back to exercise after having a baby

Frame and Mumhood founder Pip Black shares her tips for easing back into your fitness regime post birth So often we forget to appreciate how much our bodies have been through during pregnancy and birth,...

Raising awareness of stillbirths

After suffering tragic complications in her own pregnancy, Marina Fogle reveals the work that is going on behind the scenes to raise awareness of stillbirths "What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger” observed the German...

How your pregnancy diet can affect baby’s future health

Pregnancy nutrition expert Dr Rana Conway offers food for thought on how to put your baby on the path to good health Research has shown that the first 1,000 days of life, from conception to...

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...

Link found between pre-eclampsia and pollution

This new research only adds to the growing concern of the health impact of air and noise pollution A study has found that mothers-to-be are more at risk of developing pre-eclampsia if they are exposed...

Three-person babies approved in the UK

Babies made from two women and one man have been approved by the UK’s fertility regulator, in order to prevent children being born with deadly genetic diseases The UK’s fertility regulator, the Human Fertilisation and...