Because we know you want to give your baby the best start, we’ve got some tricks for creating a smarter, happier baby.
Auto Added by WPeMatico
What to expect in your forth week of pregnancy. From all you need to know about implantation and implantation bleeds, to other common symptoms.
Kelvin Murray / Getty Images My husband and I were pleasantly surprised — okay fine, we were downright shocked — to find out that after having two kids and rounding the sharp corner toward the big 4-0 we were expecting a third child. When we met our doctor for the first time we felt pretty sure that […]
If you’re organising a baby shower for yourself or an expectant mum-to-be, we have tips on which games to play, what to buy and how to plan the special day.
AleksandarNakic / Getty Images About three months ago, I got some of the happiest news of my life. After not having to “try” for as long as we’d expected, my husband and I were expecting Baby #2. Because I have a complicated medical history — severe endometriosis at the top of the list — I’d […]
I was so excited for my 20-week ultrasound. I hadn’t seen the baby growing in my belly since my 12-week scan, and I knew this would probably be my last chance to have a look at the little bean before D-day. But, here’s the thing: There’s a lot more to it than determining your baby’s […]
Take your pick from our definitive list, whether it’s chewing on some dates, blowing up balloons or spending a little longer in the bedroom one morning…!
Alongside other pregnancy side effects, your nipples may suddenly appear darker. To put your mind at ease, we fill you in on everything you need to know.
PeopleImages / Getty Images When I was pregnant with my first child, I realized early on that people put lots of their own agenda on pregnant women, even in the process of offering congratulations. It was annoying, of course, to receive so much unasked for feedback on everything from the size of my bump to how it […]
So, you just had the best baby shower ever … and now you’re knee deep in cute stationary, wondering about the finer points of baby shower thank you wording. We’ve all had to write thank you notes, but there’s something extra special about thanking a friend or family member for choosing a thoughtful gift for your baby-to-be. […]
When you’re pregnant, a constant need to wee complicates the simplest of daytime tasks, turning a supermarket trip into a frantic trolley dash.
Jacob Lund / Getty Images I was 16 the first time I visited a Planned Parenthood center. My friends and I found it in the Yellow Pages after seeing their large ad for free pregnancy tests. The women at the center were kind, and they offered nonjudgmental smiles as I explained the reason why I was […]
There is no right or wrong time to have a baby – different decades have their benefits. So what does it mean if you have a baby in your 30s?
Vicnt / Getty Images Before I got pregnant I fully intended to work through my pregnancy, take a short maternity leave then head back to work. I enjoyed my job and they gave flexibility to my coworkers who were working moms. It was a seemingly ideal situation. We had also recently become owners of a […]
Start your day the best way possible with a healthy energy-boosting breakfast that is perfect and safe to eat in any trimester
Recently, a friend of mine showed me her C-Section scar and I was pretty surprised: It was a tiny horizontal slit that was about the length of her hand. In fact, the incision only needs to be big enough for a baby’s head to fit through, so the average C-Section scar is about five-inches long, says Lana […]
Pregnancy is full of surprises, and a fair few affect your breasts. Welcome to the world of puffy nipples, leaks and much bigger bras…
Ginger tea can have certain benefits for pregnant woman such as reducing symptoms of nausea or morning sickness but is it safe to drink during pregnancy?
Peathegee Inc / Getty Images Congratulations! You’re pregnant! I’ve been there a couple times before, and would be delighted to answer the many questions you likely have about this miraculous and sweaty time. There is so much conflicting information on the Internet to confuse you, and also lots of totally vague bullsh*t that does not, […]