Author: Rachel Drew

Yes, you’ve probably heard of them but are not too sure what they are - don’t worry, you’re not alone!  Braxton Hicks contractions are your body’s way of preparing for labour and are usually experienced towards the end of your pregnancy.  While you gear up for the...

Your pelvic floor muscles go through a lot during pregnancy. They surround and support all the organs in your pelvic area, including your womb, bladder and bowels.  During pregnancy, your pelvic floor muscles naturally loosen thanks to all of the hormonal changes in your body. As...

Exercising during your pregnancy is healthy, safe and not dangerous for you or your baby.  In fact, the more fit and active you are during your pregnancy, the more manageable your body will find adapting to weight gain and changing shape. Staying active throughout pregnancy will...

Being pregnant, whether for the first time or if you’ve had several children, is a major life event that shouldn’t be underestimated.   It is completely natural throughout your pregnancy and following giving birth to feel a host of different emotions all at once, and feel that...

Being pregnant, like anything else, is unique to the individual. Every pregnancy is different and every woman could experience early pregnancy symptoms differently. Symptoms could even differ for the same woman but different pregnancies.   There are some common first signs that could indicate that you’re pregnant....

Summer Time has officially begun, and it is fair to say that over the last few days the summer season hasn’t failed to deliver scorching temperatures and a taste of what this summer has in store.  While we adults revel in the summer heat, your babies...

From the moment your baby is born, they are constantly learning, growing, and exploring the world around them. And, although every baby experiences the same milestones, it’s important to remember that all babies are different and will develop at their own pace. Whether you’re a parent-to-be...

Breastfeeding your newborn is a natural and wonderfully rewarding experience for both mother and baby, but it isn’t always as straightforward as it may seem. While breastfeeding can be an intensely loving, bonding experience, it can equally be a stressful and tearful time if things don’t...

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