Countless times when I was pregnant perfect strangers would walk up to my husband and I and say things like – ‘going to see a movie? Enjoy it while you can! Once you have that baby nothing will be the same’.  Or ‘Going out for dinner (for a walk, out to eat, to buy groceries…) ...

If you’ve got a bun in the oven, you might be feeling a little… yawn… worn out. At the start of pregnancy, it’s all about hormones and the hard work your body is doing creating a new person. And towards the end, it’s the strain of carrying about a baby 24 hours a day! Whichever ...

Have you been doing Yoga during your pregnancy? It is amazing, here are a few reasons why…   1.You will become stronger – yes it is a lot of laying around and stretching but in the midst of all of that you will build strength.  Isn’t that cool?   2.Relieves tension in neck shoulders and ...

Mother nature can be a bit mean sometimes. Not only do you have a world of strange symptoms to cope with when you are pregnant, you might also find that instead of that ‘pregnancy glow’, you have a bunch of zits that pop up out of nowhere – for the first time since you were ...

There is a tiny, tiny window in the first half of January where our thoughts are focused on what we want from the year and enjoying a little big picture pondering.  This is a rare opportunity that usually does not come again until your August Holiday.  So grab it and hang on to it and ...

If you’re worried about bringing in 2014 in style when you’ve got a bun in the oven – we don’t blame you! It can be hard to feel in the party mood when you’re eating, drinking – and dancing – for two. Here are our top five tips for celebrating in style…   Dig in ...

If you’re expecting, you might be wondering how you’re going to manage those Christmas parties with a boring old orange juice in your hand. Don’t despair – we’ve got our five favourite alcohol-free cocktail recipes to share with you. Cheers!   PINA COLADA What you need… 2oz coconut milk 1½oz crushed pineapple 1oz pineapple juice ...

Being pregnant at Christmas: you’ll either love it or you’ll hate it. Last week, we were hating it – this week… we’re loving it. Tell us which camp you’re in in the comments below!   If you’re going to be pregnant this Christmas, we’re very, very excited for you. Because what could be more magical ...

Being pregnant at Christmas: you’ll either love it or you’ll hate it. This week… we’re hating it. Next week, come back and find out the good news!   If you’re going to be pregnant this Christmas, be warned – it’s just about the least festive you are ever going to feel. First up, when you’ve ...

Christmas when you’re pregnant can be all sorts of not much fun. You can’t fit into your favourite party dresses, you can’t have a glass of bubbly, your morning sickness makes the smell of turkey pretty much the worst thing ever and your swollen feet turns Christmas shopping into a real chore…   So if ...