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wriggles and kicks: talking to your baby in the womb

Feeling kicks, flutters and all-out somersaults inside your tummy are some of the most amazing – and bizarre – sensations. Of course, you want to start talking to your baby in the womb and getting a bit of feedback from them. So much can be done to start developing those family relationships early, …

grand designs: how to plan your nursery layout

When they first arrive, your newborn might happily fit in the crook of your arm. Don't be fooled: even tiny babies tend to take up plenty of space (both in our hearts and our homes) – what with all those sleeping, changing and feeding essentials. To make the most of the room you have, here are a…

mums-to-be on the move: travelling when you’re pregnant

Whether you're booking a relaxing weekend away or just nipping to the shops, travelling when pregnant takes a little planning. There's that other little person in your bump – and how they're affecting your body – that you need to take into consideration. However, with a few simple adjustments to you…

sweet dreams: how to prepare a nursery

It’s official... your baby is well on their way. Hurrah! Your to-do list is growing by the day, but there's one job that you're really looking forward to: getting the nursery ready. Yes honestly – this is the fun part! Unleash your creativity and get stuck in. There's really no right or wrong way to…

the telltale signs: how to know when labour has started

In the third trimester, your body is a busy hive of activity, what with all the tiny bump kicks and pesky aches. Not only are you feeling increasingly front-heavy, but little extras like heartburn (joy) and baby dropping right onto your bladder (ooph) tend to boost your discomfort levels. When you'r…

dressing for two: shopping for maternity clothes

Just as you begin to 'show', you may find that you're struggling a little with your jeans zip, or your shirt buttons may be popping out a bit. Don't worry, having a bump doesn't mean kissing fashion goodbye for the next nine months. And trust me, you'll still look stunning! Embrace your new curves a…

coffee cravings: top tips for cutting down on caffeine in pregnancy

Are you a coffee lover – or a self-confessed caffeine fiend? Join the club. But you've probably been told that cutting down on your favourite cuppa is part and parcel of taking care of yourself and your bump. Too much caffeine during pregnancy has been linked to low birth weight, which can lead to o…

pregnant at christmas: festive tips for mums-to-be

If you're anything like me, you'll have mixed feelings about being pregnant at Christmas. On the one hand – it's party time! You have the perfect excuse for shedding those cosy maternity jeans and slipping on something special, like that sparkly dress you've been dying to wear. On the other hand…

how to relax during your pregnancy with your toddler in tow

Let's be honest; finding out that you're expecting your second little one brings a couple of strong feelings. First – absolute joy and happiness. Second – a good dose of panic: how do parents survive pregnancy with a toddler already in tow? However, don't let images of you trying to manage yo…

what to expect from your antenatal classes

I’ve always had a firm belief that knowledge is power. Whether that’s researching a company before an interview, googling a map before a journey or looking at a menu online before I even get to the restaurant, I like to feel prepared before I do something new. And there is no new experience quite li…

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