What to expect at 8 weeks pregnant

Though you’re probably not showing yet, your clothes may be getting a bit tight and you certainly may feel pregnant if you’re among the 75 percent of women who experience morning sickness. At 8 weeks pregnant, your baby is growing at a rate of a millimeter a day and the lips, nose and eyelids are […]

What to expect at 7 weeks Pregnant

This week your baby is as big as a blueberry! As you head into the second half of your first trimester, it’s common to experience symptoms like morning sickness, tender breasts and food aversions. Your Baby at Week 7 At a quick look Baby’s lifeline Umbilical cord, welcome to the womb! This tube joins the […]

Coping with Dizziness

Feeling dizzy in pregnancy, here’s why It’s common to experience some dizziness during pregnancy. Dizziness can make you feel like the room is spinning (which is called vertigo) or it may make you feel faint, unsteady, or weak. You should always discuss dizziness and other symptoms with your doctor. In some cases, you may require […]

What to expect at 6 weeks Pregnant

6 Weeks Pregnant Your baby is as big as a sweet pea! This week, your baby is starting to look more like a baby. Your little one’s head is starting to take shape, while the cheeks, chin and jaws are also beginning to form. In week 6 of pregnancy, you may be feeling well and […]

What to expect in your Second Trimester

You are so close to the halfway mark of your pregnancy. Find out what to expect in your second trimester. You have arrived at the second trimester of your pregnancy. The next 3 months should be fairly comfortable for you. The nausea and sickness of your first trimester has probably passed and your bump is […]

PMS vs Pregnancy Symptoms

If you’re feeling tired and a bit crampy, and your period is almost due, you may wonder if the symptoms you’re feeling mean that your period is coming or you’re pregnant.  The only way to know if it’s PMS is if your period arrives shortly after, even if it’s a few days late. And the […]

Fitness in your First Trimester

Pregnancy is a stage that requires you to change and tweak your workout routines. But that doesn’t mean one shouldn’t be exercising or be scared to exercise. Medical research has come a long way over the years and it is now recommended to keep active during your pregnancy unless otherwise stated by a doctor.  You […]

Coping with Breast Pain in Pregnancy

Breast pain is very common at the beginning and end of pregnancy. Find out why this happens and how to relieve breast pain during pregnancy. Why breasts get sore during pregnancy  Your body is changing fast, hormones are out of control and there are many symptoms that you may experience. Sore breasts can be one […]

Importance of a Support System

From the moment you see that little blue line you are pregnant and delighted (maybe a little frightened, but it’s all relative) Your search begins before you’ve even left the building. So much to learn, so much to do, so exciting!  But where do you start? Especially if this is your first pregnancy? You need […]

How to cope with First Trimester Fatigue

Struggling to keep your eyes open by 5pm? The first trimester is usually the worst for fatigue because your body is dealing with the highest levels of HCG hormones flowing through the body. Because of these increased levels, the first trimester is full of nausea and extreme tiredness. Rest assured, the fatigue usually starts getting […]