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0 - 4 weeks - From Period to Pregnant

In this new blog series we’ll be taking you week-by-week through each stage of pregnancy, from conception to birth. Read below for the first instalment on becoming pregnant: Getting Pregnant... Read More

My baby is overdue, what can I do?

A normal term pregnancy is defined as lasting between 37 and 42 weeks before the onset of labour.Some women will have their babies before 37 weeks and this is considered... Read More
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What does 'breech baby' mean, and will a breech baby turn?

What does 'breech baby' mean, and will a breech baby turn?

Most babies are born head first - also known as cephalic presentation - but between 3% and 4% of babies will be in the breech position at term (after 37... Read More

What to eat during pregnancy? The top foods you need to eat and avoid

During the first trimester of pregnancy many hormonal changes are taking place, which can affect your appetite. Every woman is different, so you may find your appetite increasing, or you... Read More
What to eat during pregnancy? The top foods you need to eat and avoid
What exercises can I do while pregnant?

What exercises can I do while pregnant?

Exercising whilst pregnant is not dangerous to you or your baby. If you are usually fairly active, or already have a certain exercise routine, you should continue as normal, as... Read More

How to stop itching when pregnant

About a quarter of women will experience itching when pregnant, which can be over all the body or just on the legs or stomach. It will usually resolve itself once... Read More
How to stop itching when pregnant
Five uses for Spritz for Bits this summer

Five uses for Spritz for Bits this summer

With the BBC announcing that this week had the hottest day on record since 1995, we hope our last blog – how to cope with being pregnant in hot weather -... Read More

How do I cope with being pregnant in hot weather?

When you’re pregnant, hot, sunny days can feel very uncomfortable. This is because your core body temperature is slightly raised, you have lots of pregnancy-related hormones -which contribute to making... Read More
How do I cope with being pregnant in hot weather?
What to Expect - Pregnancy for Dads

What to Expect - Pregnancy for Dads

Congratulations, you’re a dad to be! Do you know what to expect when your partner is expecting? Apart from watching your partner go through a myriad of physical and psychological... Read More

What Happens in Early Labour?

For some women labour can be quick, but for most women early labour involves a ‘latent phase’, which can last from quite a few hours to several days before active... Read More
What Happens in Early Labour?