Foods to avoid during pregnancy

Symptoms you should never ignore when pregnant

The body goes through so many changes when you are pregnant it can be tricky to know what’s normal and what’s not. Most symptoms are just your body’s way of adjusting to the new life growing inside you, but others can be sign there is something amiss. Here is a quick and simple guide to

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Smart Shopping Tips

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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polycystic ovary

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an upsetting and complex condition, which although affecting 10% of women between the ages of 15 and 50 does not have a determinable cause at this moment in time. The term polycystic can be translated as many (poly) cysts which is not an entirely accurate description of the condition. Characteristics

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pregnancy supplements

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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