Many women suffer from heartburn (acid reflux) or indigestion during pregnancy and it tends to become more common as pregnancy progresses.
Morning sickness or 'all day and all night sickness', involves feeling nauseated and possibly vomiting. It is one of the most common physical complaints of early pregnancy and is due to your body's reaction to the high levels of pregnancy hormones in the body.
When a woman finds out she is pregnant, it is not unusual for her to develop a renewed motivation to consider a few lifestyle changes (if she has not already started these in preparation for the pregnancy). Find out how to make these changes safely here.
We generally obtain adequate amounts of our required vitamins and minerals through a well balanced diet. However, there are some circumstances in which supplementing may be recommended and beneficial for people who are deficient.
Regardless of whether you are a mum-to-be with a diagnosed Anxiety Disorder, or simply someone who’s experiencing “normal” levels of nervousness around the pregnancy and birthing process, it’s important to make sure you’re looking after your mental and physical health during pregnancy
Despite how poorly you may be feeling it is extremely unusual for morning sickness to have any negative effect on your unborn baby. However, the possible weight loss and dehydration that can accompany chronic morning sickness is more concerning for you and your baby
Morning sickness is a condition that plagues up to 85% of all pregnant women. Mainly a feature of early pregnancy morning sickness often strikes first thing in the morning but it isn’t unusual for sufferers to experience bouts of morning sickness at any time of the day or night.