While you’re entitled to plenty of pampering and perks, there’s also those annoying pregnancy symptoms that you must deal with. Dizziness and vertigo, where you feel like the room is spinning even when everything’s stationary, are amongst the most troublesome symptoms. Although, it usually passes within seconds, there are times when it can last much longer.
If people ask me what sort of pregnancies I had, I say good. I was lucky. Bar the odd trip to the hospital to check tricky baby heart beats, and a fall that meant everything needed checking, I felt lucky. Very lucky. I had long and difficult labours, but still, I have always felt lucky. […]
One of the most amazing miracles of life is that as women, we get to carry our children inside us, but while pregnancy is a happy and expectant time, it can also be freight with problems and issues, here are just a few: Preconception OK, so before we got on to the stages of pregnancy, […]
So you’ve seen those little blue lines on your pregnancy test, you are over the moon. You’ve made it through an anxious first trimester, perhaps dealt with horrific morning sickness, or even had a bit of a scare. You’ve started to look more pregnant and maybe you are beginning to enjoy the experience a bit […]
When you find out you are pregnant, for most people, it’s a wonderful time. After all, you are bringing a new life into the world. However, pregnancy isn’t an easy time for a mum-to-be. Your body is going through so many changes which can bring you a lot of discomfort. Here are some common health […]
Welcome to part four of our postpartum diaries series. Part one focused on hair loss, part two on weak nails and part three looked at skin changes. Over the course of this series we will be looking at a range of issues that can affect women in the postpartum period. This period is normally talked about as […]