Pregnancy

What are the health risks of smoking?

What are the health risks of smoking?

If you smoke, you increase your risk of more than 50 serious health conditions. Some may

What is the umbilical cord?

What is the umbilical cord?

The umbilical cord connects a baby in the womb to its mother. It runs from an opening

Hypnotherapy for natural pain free birth

What is hypnobirthing?

Banish anxiety about the birth through relaxation. Continue reading

Am I entitled to any pregnancy benefits?

Am I entitled to any pregnancy benefits?

It depends on whether you qualify as eligibility differs for each scheme. Continue reading

Recipe for Vegetarain Chilli

Vegetarian Chilli Recipe

Pregnancy Recipe: Vegetarian chilli is delicious and packed full of pulse iron sources for pregnancy. Continue reading

Folic acid natural food sources

Natural sources of folic acid

Trying for a baby or already pregnant? Download food sources of folic acid (also known as vitamin B9) for quick reference. Continue reading

Folic Acid Pregnancy

Folic acid in pregnancy

Folic acid helps your baby develop and also prevents neural tube defects, such as spina bifida. Continue reading

Birth-Plan-Example-PDF

Birth Plan (PDF)

Download a free birth plan in PDF for printing. See word version to adapt for your personal circumstances. Continue reading

Iron in foods for pregnancy health

Best Sources of Iron During Pregnancy

1 in 5 women develop iron-deficiency anaemia when they are pregnant. Download list of iron rich foods for pregnancy. Continue reading

Is it safe to paint the nursery when pregnant?

When is it safe to decorate the nursery?

Pregnant women and their fetuses are vulnerable to toxins from plaster, old paint (which may contain lead) as well as VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) fumes from new paint. Continue reading