Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Allergies in pregnancy?

One of our Small Steps Parenting mums is seeking some advice on Allergies in pregnancy? “Is it possible to develop an allergy or intolerance to something during pregnancy that has not affected you before? I have been ill a couple of … Continue reading

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Top Tips for making a Birth Plan.

A Birth Plan is a record of what you would like to happen during your labour and after the birth. You don’t have to create a Birth Plan, but if you would like one your midwife will be able to help. Discussing … Continue reading

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Jessica’s are most likely to become pregnant in 2016 – is your name in the top 20!

Could you be a parent next year according to your name? The average age of women giving birth for the first time is now between 28 and 29 years old, so researchers from Closer Online decided to look back at the most popular … Continue reading

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What are your best and worst things about pregnancy?

One of our Small Steps mums has asked us to ask you: What are your best and worst things about pregnancy? “My best are: feeling the baby move, planning exciting things and picking names. My worst are: sickness, tiredness, struggling to … Continue reading

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Win a 4D Baby Scan worth £135

Let BabyFace 4D show you your baby’s world whilst he/she is inside the womb. You can see your baby moving, smiling, sucking fingers and toes or whatever your little one decides. This is a unique preview and will be recorded … Continue reading

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The amazing impact of what a mother-to-be eats

The fact that a mother’s diet during pregnancy can have long and lasting effects on the health of her child has been known for some time, but new research has revealed the amazing impact that your mother’s diet at the … Continue reading

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Getting back into shape after having a baby

A quick-fix weight-loss plan isn’t the best way of doing things. Don’t rush!!  It may take you a while to lose the weight you gained in pregnancy. But if you do things slowly, the weight is more likely to stay off, and … Continue reading

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Insomnia during pregnancy

There’s lots going on over on our baby and toddler forum with many like-minded mums & dads looking for parenting help, advice and information. Can you help with a problem: Insomnia during pregnancy? “This is getting beyond a joke now! I went to bed at … Continue reading

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Top Tips for making a Birth Plan.

A Birth Plan is a record of what you would like to happen during your labour and after the birth. You don’t have to create a Birth Plan, but if you would like one your midwife will be able to help. Discussing … Continue reading

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The NICE Guidelines on Place of Birth

The World Health Organisation statement on birth, the Fortelesa Declaration, starts with the words:  ‘Birth is not an illness’, and we would do well to remember that, in the vast majority of cases it is a perfectly normal natural event.  … Continue reading

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