Second trimester

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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New dads guide to pregnancy

So, you’re gonna be a Dad, congratulations! There’s going to be a range of emotions bubbling over inside you, from fear to excitement, hopefully you’ve told the family and all your friends and now it’s time for the long wait. In that time there will be a lot of changes, aside from the obvious, and

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Second trimester

What to expect Weeks 15-28 of your pregnancy are an exciting time this is whats classed as the second trimester.  It is now that many of the earlier pregnancy symptoms you may have been experiencing seem to lessen or disappear altogether, allowing you to relax and enjoy being pregnant more.  Perhaps the most exciting aspect

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twins and triplets

Twins and triplets

When you find out you are expecting twins or triplets, once you have got over the initial shock you may assume that it is just twice the fun or double the trouble. But having a multiple birth can bring up a whole new array of questions, issues and practicalities that need to be addressed before

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Pregnancy ultrasound scan

What happens at a pregnancy Ultrasound? A scan or antenatal ultrasound is a test that uses high-frequency sound waves, they are invisible to the human ear and are sent through a transducer to the abdomen. The pregnancy Ultrasound scan is used to look inside the abdomen and the sound waves are transformed into footage or

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Naming your baby

The name your give to your baby will be with him for the rest of his life, and will have an effect on how others view him before they even meet him.  Names carry psychological connotations that reach far beyond our apparent simple preferences.  Any good or bad experiences that people have in life can

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