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Questions many Mums may have during their pregnancy.

What Changes Should You Actually Make to Your Pregnancy Diet

You've probably read a million different articles telling you to eat certain foods and avoid others. There's truth in most of it, and your doctor will give you a concise list of all the things you cer…

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The Perfect Gift For Every Little One

Are you planning your baby shower and hoping for something more original than a teething ring or more meaningful than yet another cuddly toy?Tree or woodland dedications with the Woodland Trust are th…

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Pregnancy At 14 Weeks

If you are 14 weeks pregnant then you are in your Second Trimester.Your baby will be around 16 centimetres long and will weigh around 0.30lbs. Your baby is already fully formed and believe it or not e…

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How Soon Can I Do a Pregnancy Test?

When you are pregnant there is a rapid rise in the amount of a hormone called human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG)in the early days and weeks.Pregnancy tests detect the presence of this hormone in your…

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Glossary of Pregnancy Words

We are often asked what certain words that relate to pregnancy and childbirth mean, so we've compiled a glossary of the most common pregnancy terms. Tip - To find a word or phrase on a page, hold dow…

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Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

According to research by the Blood Pressure Association, almost three quarters of UK adults haven't got a clue what their blood pressure is."One in 10 first time mums will have some form of high blood…

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The Usual Pregnancy Symptoms

If you want to know what the first signs of pregnancy are and if you have any of the usual pregnancy symptoms, then take a look below.For the vast majority of women, the first sign of pregnancy is whe…

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What Pregnant Women Worry About

The results of a new survey tell us more about the health concerns of pregnant women in the UK.A new survey of pregnant women and new mums commissioned by publishers Dorling Kindersley to mark the lau…

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Tips to Help Morning Sickness

Morning sickness, all day pregnancy sickness, night and day pregnancy sickness , Hyperemesis Gravidarum - if you suffer from any of these you are probably looking everywhere for 'help'!Below, two reno…

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The Best Piece Of Advice I Had Was.....

Exciting times! You've told everyone you're pregnant. Soon you won't be able to go anywhere or do anything without some well-meaning soul giving you a bit of advice.One of the best pieces of advice I …

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Sex and Pregnancy

A loving physical relationship is important for your wellbeing during pregnancy, and sexual intercourse can actually help your body to prepare for labour.Whilst many women worry about whether it's saf…

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Pregnancy Myths

We all get told old wives tales and pregnancy myths during each stage of our pregnancies. It is impossible to escape the advice and predictions, but are pregnant women being misled or do these Old Wiv…

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Contact Lenses and Pregnancy

During pregnancy, most women find their bodies change in ways they didn't anticipate.One change a lot of women will experience is a notable difference in their vision and eyesight. This is actually qu…

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How Long do Babies Carry their Mother's Immunity?

During the last three months of pregnancy some antibodies are passed along the placenta from the mother to the unborn baby.Antibodies are cells produced by the immune system to defend the body against…

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The Usual Signs of Pregnancy

A lot of women are so well-tuned in to their body's rhythms that they begin to feel pregnant soon after they conceive.Most women, however, won't experience any early pregnancy symptoms until several d…

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