40 weeks

Exercise during pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy

Although you may not feel like exercising, there are a lot benefits to be gained from exercising and maintaining a healthy diet during your pregnancy. It will help you to regulate your weight throughout your 40 weeks of pregnancy and to relax, which is essential during pregnancy, especially when you are feeling uncomfortable, stressed and […]

Vegetarian and pregnant

Vegetarian and pregnant

You’re a vegetarian and pregnant, which means you have two very important reasons to make sure you’re paying close attention to your diet for the next 40 weeks. If you’ve been a vegetarian for a while you’re probably very clued up on what you need to eat to maintain a healthy diet, but we know […]

Eating well during pregnancy

Eating well during pregnancy

If you are pregnant you  probably have no appetite due to all that morning sickness, or you’re eating like there is no tomorrow! Many people don’t actually know the real reasons why a healthy diet is key during pregnancy. If you didn’t have a healthy lifestyle prior to pregnancy then you need to start now. […]

Is it just me feeling like this?

Is it just me feeling like this?

No, don’t freak out it is totally normal not to feel yourself during pregnancy! Every woman goes through a mixture of emotions, feels and mood swings during pregnancy. It may feel like you are the only one going through them – but trust me you’re not, it is completely normal! Everyone is different, some women […]

Placenta

The placenta is a fetomaternal organ that is formed after fertilisation when the zygote implants into the mother’s uterine lining. It has 2 main components: the fetal placenta, which develops from the zygote, and the maternal placenta, which grows from the mother’s uterine tissue. The placenta grows throughout your pregnancy and at 40 weeks will […]

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