12 Must-Have Items for Pregnant Women

Congratulations on your pregnancy! What an exciting time. Whether you’ve had a baby before or not, it’s important to ensure you have a few of the necessities to make life easier and more comfortable. Here is a list of our 12 must-have items for pregnant women.

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How to Keep Your Weight Gain on Track During Pregnancy

It can be a shock to the system when you see the number on the scales increase faster than you thought possible during pregnancy. And for some mothers-to-be, weight gain could be something you desperately want to control.

In this article, we’ll talk about the simple ways on how to keep your weight gain on track when you’re pregnant.

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5 Major Benefits of Joining Antenatal Classes

Antenatal classes can be a useful way for you and your partner to prepare for the birth of your child. There are a variety of antenatal classes available which focus on different aspects of preparing for the birth of your child.

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Guide to Caffeine Intake During Pregnancy

Caffeine is a stimulant that builds your pulse and heart rate, both of which are not suggested during pregnancy. Stimulant additionally builds the recurrence of urination. This results in the reduction of your body liquid levels and can cause dehydration. Here’s a basic guide to caffeine intake for pregnant women.

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What is Trisomy Test & How Does it Work?

We’re not perfect, none of us are. But whether that’s because of character traits or genetic ones is entirely out of our control. Genetic disorders can be incredibly serious, and whilst many living with genetic disorders go on to live a full and rich life, it’s still important to identify these conditions as early as possible so they can be treated correctly. Here's a basic guide about Trisomy test and how it works for pregnant women.

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What are the Treatments for Birth Defects?

This month, we’re providing a deeper understanding about birth defects through a series of blog posts that look into the different types, the causes, and preventative measures. This article is going to look at what types of treatment are available for different types of birth defects.

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What are the Different Types of Birth Defects?

Birth defects are incredibly common and there are more than 4,000 different types, ranging from minor ones to those that are more serious and can affect the life of your child. Many are treatable whereas others can be dangerous.

Birth defects can be caused by a number of different factors. This blog post series is going to look at the causes of birth defects and how they can be treated and so in this article we’re going to look at some of the most common types of birth defects.

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What are the Causes of Birth Defects?

Every new mum wants a healthy newborn baby, but unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Birth defects are incredibly common, and many are also treatable, but some can have a big impact on the health of both mum and baby. This month is Birth Defects Prevention Month and we are sharing a series of blog posts where we’re going to take a closer look at birth defects, what causes them, how they can be prevented and how they can be treated. This article is going to examine what causes them to help you and baby stay as safe as possible.

There are a number of causes of birth defects, and unfortunately not all of them are preventable, but by having a better understanding about what the causes are, preventative measures can be taken.

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Why Pregnant Women Should Take NIPT

Trisomy can lead to a wide range of problems, including premature birth or even worse so it’s crucial to make sure you find a good and reliable prenatal test, in order to see if your child has any chance of trisomy. A good way to do that is to perform the NIPT test. Find out why pregnant women should take NIPT:

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What to Expect in Antenatal or Childbirth Classes

Antenatal or childbirth classes can be incredibly important in giving you the information and confidence you need to take care of yourself and your baby. Although no two births are the same, a little bit of preparation and general knowledge will give you a much better idea what to expect. So, what do your antenatal classes consist of?

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