A new life begins

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How your hair changes in pregnancy and beyond…

We've all heard about how we're supposed to bloom in pregnancy, glowing skin, glossy hair and to be fair, there has to be a perk or two to make up for the swollen ankles, nausea and backache!!  In fact for [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|A new life begins, Home Straight, Pregnancy and Birth, Time to bloom|

Pregnancy : from conception to birth in 4 minutes

9 months of pregnancy.... oh yes it is a long time to make a human being. But we have found this amazing video showing 9 months of a pregnancy from conception to birth   Life is truly wonderful! In [...]

Domestic abuse towards pregnant women

Support and Advice on Victim Support for Domestic Abuse towards pregnant women. For more videos, take a look at our Video Wall.

Staying active in pregnancy

Moderate exercise in pregnancy is considered good for you and your baby. It reduces your risk of stress, constipation, tiredness, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), pelvic and back pain, depression, excessive weight gain, long labour, caesarean section and diabetes. For more [...]

Recipe: Summer mocktail drinks for Mums-to-be!

Summer barbecues, parties, weddings - all great times to relax and maybe enjoy a cocktail or two, but if you're pregnant you'll want a delicious alcohol free version.  Here are three delicious mocktail recipes that will not only taste amazing, [...]

Pregnancy & postnatal exercise – your questions answered

We know that exercise plays a key role in helping to stay healthy during pregnancy, and in regaining your pre-pregnancy shape following the birth.  However, how much is too much? Are there any forms of exercise that could harm the [...]

New RCOG guidelines for sickness in pregnancy

Morning sickness is something that most woman anticipate having to deal with in the first few months of pregnancy.  Of course some lucky ladies will avoid it all together, whilst others may find that they experience severe nausea and vomiting [...]

By | July 4th, 2016|A new life begins, Me Time, News, Pregnancy and Birth|

Exercise and Relaxation in Pregnancy

Forget hopes of eating for two and camping out on the sofa for the next 9 months!  Exercise during pregnancy is very beneficial to both you and your baby, not only that but being fit and healthy will significantly improve [...]

Miscarriage: your questions answered

The excitement of a positive pregnancy test can seem like a dim and distant memory, a cruel twist of fate if it is followed by a miscarriage.  Whilst most miscarriages occur during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, a  miscarriage [...]

Vegetarian diet in pregnancy

Being vegetarian can be tricky at the best of times, add pregnancy to the mix and you'll need to understand your nutritional needs more than ever, ensuring that you're eating foods and supplements to meet the health requirements of both [...]