Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy Month 3: Week 13 – Week 16

Pregnancy month 3: week 13 – week 16 What’s happening to your body in month 3? You’ll start to look pregnant – your tummy will be getting rounder and you’ll be putting on weight. With any luck, feelings of nausea will have receded, but you might be getting a bit constipated because of hormonal changes. […]

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Pregnancy Month 4: Week 17 – Week 20

Pregnancy month 4: week 17 – week 20 What’s happening to your body in month 4? While any nausea will hopefully have subsided, you may start to experience abdominal aches due to your growing uterus. Your growing bump may also leave you a little breathless at times or cause heartburn or indigestion as it crowds […]

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Pregnancy Month 5: Week 21 – Week 24

Congratulations – you’re halfway there. Find out what to expect in month 5 of pregnancy.   Pregnancy month 5: week 21 – week 24 What’s happening to your body in month 5? You’re still in the stage of pregnancy that many expectant mums enjoy. With any luck, your face will have that healthy mum-to-be ‘glow’ […]

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Pregnancy Month 6: Week 25 – Week 29

What to expect as you go into the third trimester of pregnancy.   Pregnancy month 6: week 25 – week 29  What’s happening to your body in month 6? It’s goodbye to the more comfortable stage of pregnancy in month 6. You’re likely to get a few aches and pains, including heartburn which happens because […]

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Pregnancy Month 7: Week 30 – Week 33

Pregnancy month 7: week 30 – week 33  What’s happening to your body in month 7? Your baby is putting on more weight and you will be too. There’s a lot less room in there now, and you might feel breathless as your baby presses on your diaphragm.   What’s happening to your baby? As […]

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Pregnancy Month 8: Week 34 – Week 36

Pregnancy month 8: week 34 – week 36  What’s happening to your body in month 8? Although your baby is still gaining weight, you’ll be happy to know that you’re unlikely to put on any more after week 35 or so. Because your baby has pushed your uterus right up under your ribs, you may […]

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Skin Changes During Pregnancy

A lot of big changes happen to your skin when you are pregnant. Not all women experience these changes, every pregnancy is different but here are a few pregnancy skin changes to look out for and be aware of.   Skin Changes in Trimester 1 One of the first signs of pregnancy can be your skin turning […]

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Food to Eat and Not Eat during Pregnancy!

Eating healthy is a habit that should be picked up whether pregnant or not, however, it is significantly important to say that while pregnant, there are foods that should be kept away altogether.  We compiled a list of foods (in no particular order) that should and shouldn’t be eaten when pregnant. Food to Eat: 1. […]

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Pregnancy Week by Week

Expecting a baby? Here’s what you and your baby-to-be can be expecting in each week of your pregnancy! First Trimester Week 1 & 2: You ovulate and your body preps up for fertilization with your egg waiting for a sperm to burrow in it! During fertilization the sex of your baby is determined! Week 3: […]

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Changes During Pregnancy – Second Trimester

In the first article of the series, we cataloged some of the changes pregnant women go through within the first quarter of pregnancy, called First Trimester. In this article, we will spend some time to shed more light on the changes and adaptation during the Second Trimester.   Second Trimester Most women find the second […]

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