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Pregnancy signs

Pregnancy signs

Most people think that pregnancy signs are unmistakable and many women ‘just know’ when they are pregnant. But other times, pregnancy can come as quite a shock and those who have ‘symptoms’ were not even aware. There are a few common symptoms you could have to show you are pregnant. The most obvious sign is […]

What is a Trimester?

What is a Trimester?

Do you know what to expect from each of the three trimesters? Here is an overview of each with the common signs of pregnancy trimesters one, two and three. Weeks one to 12: Pregnancy Trimester One The first and most prominent pregnancy symptom is a missed menstrual cycle. You may see pinkish or brownish discharge […]

Abdominal Exercises during pregnancy

Abdominal Exercises during pregnancy

Exercise is highly recommended for pregnant women as it helps prepare the body for the demands of a changing body and labour. The most popular exercise routines for women include swimming and brisk walking as well as special yoga classes, tai chi and pilates. One of the lesser-known exercises that can work wonders for pregnant […]

Five simple ways to make your own unique baby clothes

Five simple ways to make your own unique baby clothes

You’re nesting and would love to make some clothes for your baby. But you don’t even own a sewing machine. You drool over the delightful hand-made baby clothes at specialty shops but can’t afford them – especially when you know they will be grown out of in a month. You can do it! You don’t […]

How to get ready for baby without spending a cent

How to get ready for baby without spending a cent

As a first time parent you are probably daunted by the prices of all the baby paraphernalia you’ll need and the huge sum it will add up to. The good news is there is ways to obtain it all without spending a cent.

Amazing Photos of Developing Embryos

Amazing Photos of Developing Embryos

When Lennart Nilsson’s pictures of developing embryos were published in Life magazine in 1965, they caused a sensation.

The Homebirth Debate

The Homebirth Debate

Is a minority of hijackers misrepresenting major advances in Australian Midwifery?  Two edited takes debate the point

Benefits of Baby Massage

Benefits of Baby Massage

There are several benefits to massaging your baby and your baby will love it! Baby massage provides a perfect opportunity to share moments of intimacy, direct physical contact and positive interaction.

Older Women Having Babies

Older Women Having Babies

Elderly Prima Gravidas is the medical term that literally translates to “old first-time mum”. However, it is a term that is quickly dating as more women are choosing to delay motherhood until later in life.

Trying to Conceive

Trying to Conceive

How timing, health, hormones and age affect fertility and conception. Conception is the fertilisation of the egg by the sperm and its implantation in the uterine wall.


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