Trimester 1

Are you having a Boy or Girl? 10 Baby Gender Predictor Myths

Curious about the gender of your baby? Have fun guessing with these old wives’ tales from around the world… Baby myth 1: It’s all in the stomach shape In Indonesia, it’s said that if your stomach sticks out, the baby is a boy. If it’s flat, then it’s a girl. There are lots of versions of […]

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Pregnancy Month 1: Week 1 – Week 7

Congratulations – you’re pregnant. Find out what to expect in the very early days. Pregnancy month 1: week 1 – week 7 Although we think of pregnancy as lasting for 9 months, it’s actually 40 weeks. Your due date is calculated from the first day of your last period, so your pregnancy is counted as […]

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Pregnancy Month 2: Week 8 – Week 12

You’re now well into the first trimester of pregnancy. By the end of this stage, your baby will be fully formed. Pregnancy month 2: week 8 – week 12 What’s happening to your body in month 2? Your breasts will be getting bigger and your waistline gradually expanding – you might find that you can’t […]

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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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Best Food Tips for Pregnant Mothers

Being a pregnant mother is a very precious time. You are responsible for a tiny life within you who depends solely on you to provide it with nourishment. It goes without saying that it is very important to pay attention to what you eat to ensure the health and wellbeing of you and your baby. […]

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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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Pregnancy Exercises – What to Do & What to Avoid!

Exercise during pregnancy has many benefits – it can help keep you healthy and fit while pregnant, build your stamina for labor & delivery and also helps you stay in shape and reduce muscle and joint pains, common in pregnancy. Light, easy and consistent exercising can do wonders throughout your pregnancy. The best exercise is walking, […]

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Pregnancy Facts and Myths

Once you become pregnant it seems you become a magnet for advice and wild stories from friends, family and even strangers. All this information can be overwhelming, downright frightening and a lot of times misleading. Over time the topic of pregnancy has accumulated a lot of myths, old wives tales and superstition that is hard […]

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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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Pregnancy Test at a Glance

Pregnancy Test at a Glance! Not sure if you are pregnant or not? A pregnancy test is sure to help solve your dilemma! Here is all you need to know about pregnancy tests: What is a pregnancy test? A pregnancy test is a test of your urine sample to check for a hormone called human chorionic […]

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