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 get my strength back. However I kept postponing it. First I thought it was because I was too busy with my new baby girl but later on I discovered that it was out of fear....fear that writing this article will bring ...
Should I Exercise during pregnancy?

You are pregnant! Wonderful news, congratulations! Now you suffer from nausea, your hormones went crazy and you gained weight, which is not so wonderful. Together with other symptoms, your body starts changing and you may desperately wonder: “will I ever have my pre-pregnancy body back? Should I work out? I might hurt my baby if […]

Letter to Mum-to-be

Dear First Time Mum-to-be, You are nervous. We get it. You are probably trying not to think about it too much because you can get overwhelmed and feel like you are drowning. So, you put on a brave face and get on with the long list of things you have to get done before your […]