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Constipation & Haemorrhoids during pregnancy

Constipation & Haemorrhoids during pregnancy

High progesterone levels during pregnancy relax the muscles in the intestinal tract, slowing activity. The longer the passage through the intestinal tract, the more water is lost and the faeces become compacted causing constipation.

Week 6 of Pregnancy

Week 6 of Pregnancy

FACTS: Your baby has more than doubled in size in the past week. Its tiny heart begins to form and will already have the power to pump blood around its own body.

16-18 Weeks

16-18 Weeks

Transparent Skin Your baby may now measure 15cm and weigh up to 125 grams. Its legs are now longer than its arms. Because it has no layer of fat under its skin it will look fragile and thin and through its transparent skin layers you would be able to see the intricate network of blood […]


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