Welcome to pregnancy! This is the start of an incredible journey. To help you along, we offer info on pregnancy symptoms, weight gain and nutrition, what's safe during pregnancy and what's not, pregnancy stages, labor and delivery, and more -- plus how to sift through all those baby names to find the perfect one.
During the first three months of pregnancy, more than 90% of mums-to-be will have some kind of morning sickness - which doesn't just occur in the morning as many of you know. Here are few tips on how to ease your suffering.
Preparing to breastfeed is more about reading up and research than about physical preparation. Pregnancy hormones will do all the work of getting your breasts ready for breast feeding your baby and there's no need to rub in creams, scrub your nipples or massage your breasts in advance of the birth, despite the fact that you can buy special preparations that claim to help.
Birth for most women is a normal, natural event, so why is it that many women seem to fear their baby’s birthday rather than look forward to it? As a midwife I have seen many women actually enjoy their birth experience using hypnotherapy methods specially tailored for pregnant women and I was curious as to what made these women so different. How could I learn how to help other couples achieve the same?