First trimester

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Shopping addiction

Shopping for most of us is a fun experience; online or on the High Street, it can be a delightful way to while away a few hours, and liberate some of the hard-earned cash from your bank account in exchange for bags and boxes of new clothes, household gems or gadgets – whatever floats your

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Having children at different stages of life

Is there a perfect age to become a parent? Is it something we should plan meticulously or should we let mother nature lead the way? It seems to be that whatever age we find ourselves having children there are pro’s and cons for each scenario. Young Parents Young parents in their early twenties say that

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Finding out you are expecting twins

When heading off for a first scan, most parents-to-be are anxious to know there is a healthy baby growing in there. But if during your appointment you end up finding out you are expecting twins you may be taken aback a bit and leave the hospital with more questions that you arrived with. What causes

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Coping after miscarriage

Miscarriages are surprisingly common but agonisingly heart-breaking. It is situation few of us would really think about until it actually happens. But the loss and grief felt can be so intense it almost takes your breath away. What is a miscarriage? A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a baby (foetus) during the time from

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Pregnancy supplements

What should I be taking? Provided you are eating a healthy diet during pregnancy you will be receiving the vast majority of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to keep you and your growing baby on top form. There are, however, two particular vitamins that are especially important, Pregnancy supplements are important for the health

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men antenatal

Mans guide to antenatal classes

There’s nothing to fear! Just the word alone can breathe fear into the toughest of men, because most men’s view of antenatal classes are for being dragged by our pregnant wife to a local house where a woman with dreadlocks and a house full of bells teaches you how to breathe heavy and be a

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