Learn some of the tips to cope with the common symptoms faced during pregnancy
The benefits of exercise during pregnancy are well documented. Numerous studies have proven it has a positive effect on both the expectant mum’s health and her little one’s health. That’s why we’re encouraging women to get Active for 2, whether that’s by going for a simple swim or a gentle jog.
Consuming certain food and beverages can harm or lead to undesirable consequences to the unborn child. This could be due to toxins or food infection consumed by the mother. Find out which foods you should avoid as well as foods and drinks to be mindful of during your pregnancy.
Congratulations! You must be thrilled about your pregnancy and excited about this new chapter of motherhood. You might also be nervous about what you will go through on this journey and have many questions to ask. You may also be wondering, what’s the difference between C-section and Vaginal Delivery? Which option should I go for?
Vaginal birth is the preferred mode of delivery for most mothers. However, in some unforeseen situations, C-section may be the safer delivery option. Below are some of the common indications for C-section.
Due to low gut bacteria diversity and imbalanced gut profile (dysbiosis), C-section has been associated with higher risks of asthma, allergies, inflammatory bowel diseases, obesity and type 1 diabetes in the long run.
The journey from conception to birth is an amazing one. During pregnancy, your little one’s brain develops at an astounding rate. To optimise pregnancy outcomes and fetal health, ensure that your little one receives adequate Omega 3 and Omega 6.
Whether we’re pregnant or not, all of us need our daily intake of vitamins and minerals. In this guide, find out which nutrients are especially important during pregnancy, and why a balanced pregnancy diet is our best possible source of nutrition.
Vitamin D forms an important part of a healthy pregnancy diet. Discover the best sources of vitamin D during pregnancy, how to make sure you meet your recommended daily requirement, and learn how to spot the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency.
Everyone urges you to eat for two, but it does not mean eating twice as much food! Eating for two is more about eating the right nutrition to support your little one’s development.
Did you take folic acid while trying to conceive? Well, pregnancy is no different! Folate – also known as folic acid – supports your little one’s earliest development, playing a key role in protecting their future health.
Morning sickness affects 50-90% of pregnant women during their first trimester.1 However, it’s usually at its worst around week 8. By weeks 12 to 14, these symptoms will usually fade. Cheer up though – feeling nausea is usually a sign of a healthy pregnancy.
How will you know if little one is on the way? The good news is, most labours will begin gently. The bad news is, labour can last for hours, or even days! Here are some early clues that may hint at little one’s arrival.
Swelling ankles is common, especially during the third trimester. This is because your little one is putting pressure on some of your veins as it grows Here are some tips to ease the discomfort.
As your belly grows larger, your back hurts and all you want to do is lie on the floor! Indeed, back pain is a common symptom during pregnancy, especially between the 5th and 7th months. To start building a better back and keep your body comfortable, practice these back pain relief tips.
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