10 Things you need to know about home pregnancy tests.
For at least half of the first trimester, most women don't even realize they are pregnant. Even though it doesn't seem to make sense that we count pregnancy weeks from before conception even happens, it is the only way to estimate.The first trimester is a time of tremendous development. In this series, we will look at each of the 13 weeks in this important trimester and see that however tiny it is, vital foundations are being laid down to optimize your embryos chances of survival.
By the third trimester, the baby is having regular periods of rest and activity. It frequently changes the way it is lying, kicks and moves to find its own comfortable positions in the uterus. Your baby's brain and nervous system will be fully formed by now and its lungs are continuing to mature.
Constipation in pregnancy.
Constipation is one of the most common health issues during pregnancy. Though as familiar and universal as it is, constipation still...
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Cramps during pregnancy.
Cramps during pregnancy Cramps in early pregnancy are relatively common. In the majority of women light cramping is nothing to be concerned about, and tends to improve without any specific management or care. Occasionally, however, uterine cramping...
Your very own ovulation calculator.
Marking menstruating days on a calendar is but the first step of a fun and important skill that isn’t taught in schools: “mummy maths”! Before using this calculator to calculate ovulation days, you need to know: the first day...
9 Week ultrasound.
Every pregnant woman is offered ultrasound scans during pregnancy. However, the number and timeline will be different for each woman. Your ultrasound schedule will depend on a few key factors, including: The progression and health of your...
Pregnancy month by month
Exercise can work wonders for you and your baby. Learn more about exercises to keep you fit throughout your pregnancy!
Chances of getting pregnant.
Chances of getting pregnant What are my chances of getting pregnant in any given month? For a healthy, fertile couple where both partners are under the age of 35, the chance of getting pregnant straight away is actually pretty low –...
Am I pregnant quiz.
Am I pregnant quiz If you’re starting to wonder, ‘Am I pregnant?’, then the best way to be sure is by doing a pregnancy test at around the time that your period would normally be due. But if you’ve got a niggling suspicion you...