There is actually only one rule when it comes to buying maternity clothes: Wait, until you really need some.
It's easier said than done, to stop smoking. But expecting a baby is a really good reason to quit and maybe your best-ever motivator.
Buying a pram or buggy is a bit like buying a car; it all depends on your individual needs and preferences.
A lot of pregnant women experience back pain and pain in the pelvis. Here are some things you can do to ease the pain.
You can ease birth pain and help the birthing process by moving a bit and switching between different positions.
Everybody wants to know how long labour will last. The answer is maybe around 20 hours. But it can be shorter. Or longer.
You might be keen to get rid of some of your baby weight after the birth, but to begin with, walking will have to do, until your midwife gives you the green light to increase your efforts.
Caesarean sections, or c-sections, can either be planned or carried out as an emergency procedure when a delivery doesn't go as planned.
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!
Even if you eat a healthy, varied diet during pregnancy, it can be hard to get enough folic acid and calcium, in particular. Multivitamin tablets can be a good solution.
Whether it's a planned or an emergency caesarean, the procedure and the outcome are the same. You'll have a 15-cm-long scar along your bikini line and your baby in your arms.
Babies don't know the difference between night and day when they're born. Naturally, this affects your sleep! However, as long as you are prepared for the situation, coping is easier than you think.