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If Your Due Date is Fast-Approaching, Here’s Your To-Do List!

Besides counting the kicks, making the birth plan and deciding on the junior’s name, would-be mothers have a lot more things to do before they welcome their baby. If you are in the second trimester or third trimester, you can include a few other things in your to-do list to get ready for the baby. First is learning to fold and unfold the pram. With the squirming new-born in arms, it’s quite tricky to deal with the pram. Therefore, mothers can practice using the pram as well as storing it in car boot beforehand. The next thing mothers can do is shop well ahead. It’s not that they cannot visit the supermarket after the baby’s birth, but it would [...]

2018-02-07T12:53:15+00:00Categories: News, Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

Welcome to Your Third Trimester of Pregnancy and Beyond 27 Weeks

You have successfully navigated the two long phases and are now in your final stage – the third trimester of pregnancy (also known as home stretch). Not to disappoint you, but this phase might seem to be the longest stretch of your gestation period, more if you are beyond 40 weeks. There’s no reason to this other than the mother’s impatience to meet her mini-me! However, besides all the excitement, third trimester is also an important phase which will bring lots of new, contented as well as uncomfortable experiences for you. Let’s begin with – When does this third trimester of pregnancy start? The period continues from 27 – 40 weeks (until labor) of your gestation. It’s a remarkable phase [...]

2018-02-07T13:14:34+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: |

Pregnancy Checklist – The Complete List of Checkpoints for Ensuring a Natural Pregnancy

The journey towards motherhood is the most magical yet challenging experience a woman goes through. To address her fear, anxiety and consciousness, various experts have discussed and recommended on the complete list of checkpoints for ensuring a natural pregnancy. First trimester “When in the 1st trimester, would-be-mommies should not rush but take time and gradually implement each lifestyle habit for a healthier pregnancy,” wrote Lindsay, author of popular pregnancy blog, Mother Rising Initial preparatory activities include choosing care providers and doulas who’ll be there to support them throughout their journey. Next, expecting women need to take enough rest and frequent naps, read good books and pregnancy journals during their first trimester. Also, this is the time when they need [...]

Medical advisers have revealed the major symptoms leading to miscarriage for to-be mothers to know

Of late, doctors and medical advisers all over the world have shown concern regarding pregnancy. As per National estimates, 15% to 20% of the pregnancy ends up in miscarriage. Among this, 40% of the miscarriage happens in the first trimester. Nonetheless, this is quite a depressing rate and a lot of women who have faced this has mentioned in their statement to the doctor that they feel lonely. Considering this state, medical experts have worked on the symptoms of pregnancy. “There are certain symptoms that all the to-be mothers should keep an eye on if they want to avoid miscarriage,” – said a gynecologist. During pregnancy, a bit of swelling is natural, especially in hand. But if that is [...]

40 weeks pregnant

At 40 weeks pregnant you are finally at the completion of your pregnancy..! You are excited, exhausted and anxious to finally hold your tiny baby in your arms. You probably have a lot of questions and concerns about this final week of pregnancy. This article will discuss what you can expect for  you and your baby at 40 weeks pregnant. Your baby at 40 weeks pregnant At 40 weeks pregnant your baby is ready to make its first official appearance. He/she weighs anywhere between 7-9 pounds and is about 19-22 inches in length. At birth your baby’s eyesight will only have developed enough to see about 2.5cm away do they won’t be able to clearly see your face. However, [...]

2017-07-06T05:31:09+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

38 weeks pregnant

We will discuss what you will experience during your 38 weeks of pregnancy... At 38 weeks pregnant, you are more than ready to deliver. Your are tired, wobbly, uncomfortable and most of all, ready to finally meet your baby.  You may be experiencing anxiety and find yourself running around in a frenzy as your nesting instinct takes over. This is perfectly normal. Your baby at 38 weeks pregnant Your baby weighs close to seven pounds and is about 21 inches long. He/she is continuing to shed the remaining vernix and laugo and swallow the remaining amniotic fluid which will be processed in the intestines and, after birth, will become your baby’s first bowel movement. And in case you were [...]

2017-07-06T05:32:26+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

37 weeks pregnant

You are now entering your final month of your pregnancy... You should have gained between 25-35 pounds by this time and you are definitely feeling it! Your nesting instinct has kicked in by now as you are busy running around preparing for your little one. And you may be experiencing bouts of worry or anxiety, and even having trouble sleeping. Don’t worry, this is par for the course at the end of your pregnancy. The following article will discuss your baby’s progress at 37 weeks pregnant as well as what you can expect to be feeling, and thinking, as you enter the last few weeks of your pregnancy. Your baby at 37 weeks pregnant At 37 weeks pregnant your [...]

2017-07-06T05:34:06+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

36 weeks pregnant

You are now nearing the end of your eighth month of pregnancy... You are wavering from feeling tired to having sudden bursts of energy. Your “nesting” instinct is beginning to kick in and you may be feeling restless and having some anxiety about your impending birth process. Every expectant mother goes through this, so relax. In this article, we will discuss what you can expect at 36 weeks pregnant. Your baby at 36 weeks pregnant Your baby is approximately 20 inches long and weighs about six pounds. The head and the rest of the bones are still fairly soft so they can fit through the birth canal, but the bones will strengthen over the next few years. Your baby’s [...]

2017-08-09T11:59:36+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , , |

35 weeks pregnant

What you can expect during your thirty-fifth week of pregnancy... 35 weeks pregnant already? Can you believe it? By now your baby is almost fully developed and focusing on gaining that healthy birth weight. You may start to experience early labor signs so it is important to pay attention to your body. Your baby at 35 weeks pregnant At 35 weeks pregnant your baby is about 20 inches long and weighs about 5 ½ pounds.  Your baby looks pretty much like a newborn now, and has about 15% fat on their body now. This will double to 30% by the time they are born. He/she is now working on perfecting their suckling movements so he/she will be ready for [...]

2017-07-06T05:42:02+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

Pregnancy week by week

A 40 week journey through your pregnancy... Let our pregnancy week by week information pages guide you through the three trimesters of pregnancy right up until the birth of your baby. Every week of your pregnancy is an experience, we journey from the onset of when you first discover you are pregnant, through some of the more difficult stages of pregnancy - morning sickness, backache, spotting, bloating etc right through to the final week when you give birth. Just click  on your week below and find that weeks information on your baby's development, what´s  happening to Mom, and what you can be preparing for. We have it all!!! First Trimester Week 2  Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6  Week 7 Week 8 [...]