Latest articles with tag 'pregnancy'
The truth about Hyperemesis Gravidarum
If people ask me what type 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.
The fat suit Vs The giver of life
Becoming a mummy can create some tricky feelings. It can have a huge effect on how you feel about your body, largely because your body goes through so many changes in such a short space of time.
Cryotherapy: a healthier alternative to dealing with pain in pregnancy and early motherhood
Pregnancy and early motherhood can cause all sorts of pains and general discomfort. Lower back pain is common during pregnancy, as the weight of the baby begins to take its toll. Sciatic pain is also really common during pregnancy.
Top 20 things that keep pregnant women awake at night
How did you sleep during your pregnancy? The average mum-to-be can expect to get just five hours of sleep a night during her pregnancy, it has emerged.
The reality of the post-pregnancy body
I’ve written before about the reality of a postnatal body and how I’ve always been trapped between two thought processes. On the one hand thinking my postnatal body was amazing,…
Is infertility affecting you?
Is infertility affecting you? Contrary to what some people think, infertility can happen to anyone, at any age and happens to both men and women.
Checking your baby’s health before birth: Screening tests during pregnancy
As you move towards the end of your first Trimester of pregnancy, your doctor or midwife will want to plan for you to undergo tests as your pregnancy progresses. The aim of the tests is to determine whether your pregnancy will run smoothly and end with the birth of a healthy child.
3 Egg Donation Questions (That You’re Afraid to Ask)
Do you want to learn more about using donor eggs to begin, or continue, your family? Such a major life decision comes with many questions and, sometimes, those questions can be difficult to ask.