Your LMC will be a really important person in your life over the next few months. He/She is the one responsible for monitoring your health, answering all your questions and being your sounding board.
Because of its nutritional value, fish is great to eat when you're pregnant. It contains important fatty acids which are crucial to the development of your baby's brain. So eat away - with a few provisos!
If you're pregnant, you need to make doubly sure the food you eat is safe, because food poisoning can sometimes harm your baby.
It's happening! Grab your bags and head to the hospital. Here is what will happen when you get there.
Everybody wants to know how long labour will last. The answer is maybe around 20 hours. But it can be shorter. Or longer.
Your baby’s skin is soft and sensitive. So choose baby clothes with care, for environmental and health reasons as well as comfort. Here are some tips.
Time passes slowly when you're waiting to start labour, and even more slowly if you're overdue. But a scheduled induction can feel like both a blessing and a disappointment.
What you eat when you're pregnant is extremely important, but it's even more important if you're vegetarian. Vegetarian mums-to-be need to be especially vigilant about getting enough protein and iron.
Oops! Your waters have broken, but no contractions. Call your LMC. It may not be time to have your baby just yet, but it is time for a check-up.
First of all, to prevent cot death, put your baby down to sleep on their back. And never smoke around your baby.
It's not very common for babies to be born prematurely. But if they are, a premature baby gets the very best care and has very good prospects for the future.
Perhaps you've got the pregnancy test in your hand and you've just found out that you're pregnant! Congratulations! This is the beginning of a long, exciting, fantastic, fun, sometimes tough and tiresome journey. Welcome aboard!
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