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Your health during pregnancy

How to deal with a cold when pregnant
How to deal with a cold when pregnant

Getting a cold while you're pregnant is no fun. All the normal aches, pain and discomfort that can come with pregnancy are exaggerated during a ...

Are Pregnancy Supplements Worthwhile?
Are Pregnancy Supplements Worthwhile?

With a recent surge in faddy diets and a heightened awareness of health and nutrition in general, it is no wonder that women are becoming ...

Carrying a Duo: Joys and Risks of Twin Pregnancies
Carrying a Duo: Joys and Risks of Twin Pregnancies

You have taken the pregnancy test and it is confirmed that you are expecting. You spend the first part of your pregnancy wondering what your ...

Yoga - Stretch Yourself to a Healthy Pregnancy
Yoga - Stretch Yourself to a Healthy Pregnancy

Your back hurts, you can't sleep and your emotions are all over the map. Typical symptoms of pregnancy and something most women assume they have ...

Managing Group B Strep
Managing Group B Strep

Group B Streptococcus is a bacteria that is carried by up to 30% of women. It thrives in the vaginal and rectal area, and is ...

Nutrition During Pregnancy
Nutrition During Pregnancy

When it comes to giving your baby the very best, many mums don't realize that giving the best begins before becoming pregnant. Your diet needs ...

Pregnancy Cravings: What
Pregnancy Cravings: What's on your plate?

Let's see - I had a mini Hershey's bar tucked inside each of my three bean tacos with a side of pickles dipped in peanut ...

Sex During Pregnancy: The Facts
Sex During Pregnancy: The Facts

Here’s what I know about you: you’re pregnant and you’ve had sex before. Since you’re reading this article, you’re probably curious about how to mix ...

Travelling for Two: Flying During Pregnancy
Travelling for Two: Flying During Pregnancy

Whether you are squeezing in a visit to your folks, making a business trip or taking one last romantic holiday before the baby comes, air ...

Rub Your Pains Away with Pregnancy Massage
Rub Your Pains Away with Pregnancy Massage

Your back aches, your feet are swollen and your neck is sore. And, to top it all off, you feel fat and lethargic. You're a ...

Fit, Fabulous and Pregnant: The Why and How of Exercising While Expecting
Fit, Fabulous and Pregnant: The Why and How of Exercising While Expecting

Just because you're carrying around a little bun in the oven doesn't mean you can't, or shouldn't, be fit and fabulous. Here's the reality: the ...

Pelvic Girdle Pain (SPD)
Pelvic Girdle Pain (SPD)

There are a lot of unpleasant pregnancy symptoms that no one mentions until you're already pregnant. Bigger shoe sizes, heartburn, and a permanently stuffed nose ...

Coping with Morning Sickness
Coping with Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is extremely common within the first three months of pregnancy. Contrary to its name, 'morning' sickness can occur at any time of day, ...

Food to avoid during pregnancy
Food to avoid during pregnancy

During pregnancy, it's important to get a nutritionally balanced diet for the benefit of you and your baby. However, there are certain foods you should ...

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