Pregnancy can be a confusing time for mums-to-be and also their partners. It doesn’t help that there remain so many conflicting thoughts and opinions about pregnancy.
Having children means a big shift in lifestyle, and while you may have thought that you were prepared, the reality can often feel overwhelming. Not only do you have to contend with sleep deprivation, a change in body shape, fluctuating hormones but a dramatic change in your social life too.
Did you have a nickname for your bump when you were pregnant? A poll of 1,500 mums and dads revealed nine in 10 used an alternative name for their baby while pregnant, with ‘Button’, ‘Sprout’ and ‘Pebble’ also popular monikers.
Throwing a great baby shower can prove somewhat overwhelming for a host, particularly if they have never planned one before, which is why careful planning and being as prepared as possible is the key to a fun and stress-free bash!
The thought of performing hundreds of crunches to get rid of the post-baby pouch is really irritating, but apparently you don’t actually need them to get back pre-partum, flat belly. Crunches are actually thought to be ineffective to tone the abs as they only work on outer abdominal muscles without strengthening the underlying muscles first […]
Learning that you are pregnant is the most exciting time in any woman’s life. The anticipation of meeting your new bundle of joy is almost too much to contain. During the course of your pregnancy, your body will be changing and growing, which means you’re going to need to update your wardrobe and invest in […]
Pregnancy can expose you to a whole new range of health woes and worries. It can be a total minefield at times and you might have lots of questions. One of the other things about being pregnant is that EVERYONE, and I mean everyone from your relatives, to friends, to total strangers will have “advice” […]