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.
Fatigue, weight, joy - double it; you’re having twins! But not to worry. Odds are that you’re going to have two healthy babies.
If you're pregnant, you need to make doubly sure the food you eat is safe, because food poisoning can sometimes harm your baby.
Many medications can affect your baby so always consult with your doctor before starting or continuing any medication during pregnancy.
The first signs of pre-eclampsia are often high blood pressure and swelling of the hands, feet and abdomen. The most common remedy is rest. If this doesn't help and the pre-eclampsia goes from mild to severe, a caesarean may be advised.
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.
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.
Tired? Short of breath? And somewhere around week 20 of your pregnancy? You probably need more iron.
Most bacteria and viruses will not harm your baby. But unfortunately there are some exceptions.
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!
A miscarriage is the loss of a life and the loss of a dream. And along with that sense of loss comes worry that you may never have another child.
Ultrasound scans are available to all pregnant women, and are an exciting experience for many. Often it's during an ultrasound scan that you truly realise you're going to be a parent. It can be especially wonderful for dads and older siblings.