Whether you’re hoping to get pregnant naturally or through fertility treatment, there are some important changes you can make to help improve your chances of conceiving and having a healthy child. It might be worth visiting your GP for a full check-up, including your sexual health. If you have any concerns or questions, you’ll be able to ask for some advice.
Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or just thinking about it, it’s never too early to quit smoking. Smoking has an impact on both the chances of you getting pregnant and the health of your baby once pregnant.
Body confidence – we hear this term a lot these days. It feels like the most recent new ‘revolution’ to break out throughout the world with many celebrities and influencers talking about it. So what about boob positivity?
Once the baby shower is over, it can be hard to think of anything else you could possibly buy for a new mum. They’ve already got the high chair, cute baby bowls, the traditional brush, teether and posh knife and fork for the baby, and now you’re completely stumped.
Have you ever slept with a body pillow? I’ve used one for years for a range of things, but found them especially useful during pregnancy. I’ve recently come across a lovely body pillow by Kally Sleep – who, by the way produce a whole range of fantastic pillows to aid better sleep.
A diagnosis of PCOS can feel like a blessing and a curse at the same time: it’s explains the symptoms you’ve been experiencing and is a starting point for understanding how you can begin to treat them, but it also confirms that your body is in the grip of a condition for which there is no real cure and with symptoms that can include depression, anxiety and fertility problems.
Night feeds, keeping on top of the dirty washing and other people judging your parenting techniques are among the most stressful things about becoming a new parent. Do you agree? How can you help new parents?
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.