8 Fun gender reveal ideas

Revealing the gender of your baby is a very exciting moment! Couples are continuing to embrace the trend of creative gender reveals, to share the gender of their baby to family and friends.   A gender reveal party is a lovely way for couples to celebrate with their closest loved ones, enjoying some sweet treats and ...
The four best types of exercise for pregnant women

Swimming Swimming (and it's closely related cousin, water aerobics) is the perfect pregnancy workout. How so – you might ask. In the water, you will weigh less than you do on land, so you'll feel both lighter and more flexible. A quick dip in the pool may also help relieve nausea, sciatic pain, and puffy ...
Cosmetic ingredients to avoid when pregnant

We are convinced that you have you've got all the pregnancy ‘'what not to dos'' covered — you know to forgo wine with dinner, you check with your doctor before taking any medication, you've said farewell to sushi for the foreseeable 9 months but when it comes to the many ingredients in your day to ...
Summer Pregnancy, and How to Keep Your Cool

During pregnancy, your core body temperature tends to be higher than normal, due to hormonal changes and increased blood flow. Add in the summer heat and your extra baby weight, and you’ve got yourself one uncomfortable situation! Here are our Top 10 tips on how to keep your cool, when the temperature continues to rise. ...
Foods to Avoid While Pregnant

Food to avoid while pregnant Pregnancy is one of the most challenging and sensitive periods in a woman’s life. Needless to say, nutrition is a crucial part of growing a human being and thus expecting mothers need to pay attention to what they eat, but even more importantly recognize which foods to avoid.  As many […]

Hollywood Stars, and Pregnancy After 40

Falling pregnant in your late forties is quite rare. Except in Hollywood, of course. In this article we ask, how do so many famous women become mothers in their mid-to-late forties, and beyond? Sadly, a woman’s age is the most important element that affects her fertility and her potential to have a child. The easiest ...
Tiredness in pregnancy

The hormonal changes sweeping through your body when you're pregnant can result in extreme tiredness during the first and third trimesters (morning sickness and looking after older children you may have won't help either). Tiredness doesn't harm your baby, but you will want to try and get as much rest as you can. Why am I ...
Pregnancy and Fasting during Ramadan

The Holy month of Ramadan is fast approaching and if you are an expecting mother, you might be contemplating whether it is safe for you and your baby to fast. Your obstetrician should be the first person you consult on whether it is safe for you to fast or not. In high risk pregnancies, it ...
My Hyperemesis Gravidarum Story

I promised myself to write this article about my pregnancy as soon as I got my strength back, only to keep postponing it. I told myself it was because I was too busy with my new baby girl but that wasn’t it. I realized that I was postponing out of fear…. fear that writing this ...