|Childbirth around the world |
We take you on a virtual world tour to find out how childbirth varies from one country to the next...
|Our post-pregnancy body plan: Part 2|
Follow our two-part program to help get your pre-pregnancy figure back. This week, find out about the regular exercise you should be doing and spa treatments that will give your wellbeing a kickstart.
|Our post-pregnancy body plan: Part 1|
Follow our two-part program to help get your pre-pregnancy figure back. This week, find out what you should be doing over the weeks following the birth of your baby.
|Pregnancy health: ward off winter ailments|
Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you're spared from the onslaught of winter bugs! We've called in the experts to answer your questions and help you ward off ailments that tend to rear their ugly heads during the winter months...
|Pregnancy Yoga Video - full routine|
Check out our easy pregnancy yoga sessions - perfect for every trimester!
|Get pregnant fast: Fast ways to get pregnant|
Want to get pregnant fast? Follow these ten tips to increase your chances of falling pregnant more quickly.
|Sickness in pregnancy | Vomiting in pregnancy|
Sickness and vomiting in pregnancy are two of the most frequent afflictions encountered during pregnancy.
|Constipation in pregnancy|
During the course of pregnancy, almost one in two women will suffer from constipation.
|Tiredness, dizziness and pains in pregnancy|
Excessive tiredness is common during the 1st trimester of pregnancy because of the hormonal changes, and the nausea and sickness which reduce your food intake.
|Sciatica in pregnancy|
Sciatica in pregnancy manifests itself through pain that spreads towards the bum and leg area
|Natural birth | Natural childbirth|
If you want a natural birth and want to know what the options for pain relief are, check out our practical guides...
Pregnancy yoga and yoga birth involves yoga postures and breathing techniques to improve physical health and mental well-being.
|Homeopathy in pregnancy|
Homeopathy is an alternative medicine which aims to treat a paitents symptoms naturally with "remedies". It uses many animal, plant, mineral, and synthetic substances in these remedies.
|Pregnancy massage and aromatherapy|
Pregnancy massage can be used in the last few weeks of pregnancy to aid relaxation, and bring relief to tense muscles and aching backs. It should only be carried out by a qualified therapist.
|Hypnobirthing | Natal-hypnotherapy|
Hypnobirthing techniques (i.e. Natal Hypnotherapy™, The Mongan Method, etc.) help women to prepare emotionally, physically and mentally for birth and aim to help them get through the birth without the use of drugs...
|Diet in pregnancy - third trimester|
Good nutrition is essential throughout pregnancy and in the third trimester there is a window of opportunity when pregnant mums can prepare their body for giving birth, and also fuel crucial brain growth in their baby...
|Acupuncture and fertility | Acupuncture in pregnancy|
Acupuncture involves inserting and manipulating needles superficially in the body. It's an alternative medicine that can help with pain relief, fertility and illness as well as promote general wellbeing...
|Herbal tea in pregnancy & herbalism|
Herbalism relies on herbal or botanical remedies made from plants or plant extracts to treat ailments. Herbal tea in pregnancy is often used to provide safe nutrition and reduce pregnancy pains. It's...
Osteopathy is an alternative medicine which aims to treat the person as a whole, taking into account body, mind and spirit. It recognizes the bodies ability to heal itself and so with osteopathy pregnancy can be healthy and trouble-free...
|Giving birth videos |
Giving birth videos for mums to be, and for those who want to bring back some memories! These women show you their personal experience of becoming a parent and how they gave birth to their little bundle of joys...