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We Answer Your 5 Top Questions About Breastfeeding

Most pregnant women and new mothers will have heard the phrase ‘breast is best’, and a large percentage of expectant moms say they want to breastfeed their babies.

There are many benefits to breastfeeding for you and your baby, but like anything new it can be daunting to get to grips with all the facts.
So what’s

By |November 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Working Whilst Pregnant – 5 Tips To Keep You Healthy

Provided you are generally healthy there is usually no reason not to continue working throughout your pregnancy.

You may want to put in place some changes to your normal routine. If you have a long commute, working from home can be an option on occasions. Or you may wish to avoid peak travel times, so you’re

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Spot The Signs Of Postnatal Depression

Having a baby is a time of immense change in your life. Being pregnant, preparing to be a parent and actually becoming a parent are new and unknown. It’s a time that can be very stressful and difficult to navigate.

When you become a new parent it can be hard to talk openly about having negative

By |April 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What Should You Eat When You’re Breastfeeding?

If you’ve decided to breastfeed, you don’t need to start a special diet. What’s important is to make sure you’re eating a balanced and varied diet to maintain your energy levels.

You will need some extra energy to sustain you when breastfeeding (and of course for looking after your baby, particularly in the middle of the

By |March 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Can You Lower Your Risk Of Preeclampsia?

What is preeclampsia?
Preeclampsia (also written as pre-eclampsia) is a condition affecting some pregnant women, usually during the second half of pregnancy (after 20 weeks).

In the UK up to 6% of pregnancies are affected with mild preeclampsia, with 1-2% of cases severe. Figures indicate that 5-8% of pregnancies in the US are affected by preeclampsia.
What

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6 Things Pregnant Women Can Do To Start Enhancing Their Babies’ Cognitive Development

While you’re carrying your child, it may seem too early to be thinking about how they’ll perform in school. As if there isn’t enough to worry about. But being mindful of their cognitive development while your baby is in utero can make a difference in how they learn, retain information and behave after they’re born.

But

By |November 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Coping With Morning Sickness

One of the most common symptoms of early pregnancy is morning sickness. Morning sickness, while unpleasant, is a sign of a normal, healthy pregnancy. To help you cope with any morning sickness during your pregnancy, it’s good to know what to expect and which natural remedies are worth keeping on hand to help you feel

By |January 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How Pregnancy Impacts Your Hormones

The role of hormones in relation to pregnancy cannot be understated. They help you conceive your child and ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery. Once you become pregnant, your hormone levels will shift in a way you haven’t experienced before, and this can mean some noticeable changes to how you look and feel.

Here are four

By |December 10th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Skin Changes to Expect During Pregnancy

It may seem like everything about your body changes while you’re pregnant. Because of the shifts in your hormones and the many ways your body prepares for the baby, it’s safe to say that’s true. One of the changes that can be frustrating for women who are pregnant is how their skin is impacted, but

By |December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Achieving Ideal Weight Gain for Your Baby

While every baby is different, it’s important for them to gain weight at a somewhat steady pace once they’re born to ensure proper growth and development. But how much should they gain in a certain amount of time? How much is too much?

According to the Mayo Clinic, an infant’s weight should be double their birth

By |October 29th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments