The imminent arrival of your new baby is a wonderful thing; you’ll be feeling excited, anxious, and emotional to the extreme. You’ll have read up on all the advice online and listened to what was said in your antenatal classes, and you’re ready. Is your home ready though? There are definitely some things that will
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy: How Will It Affect It?
Chronic hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 140/90 mm Hg that is present before pregnancy or that develops before 20 weeks of gestation. Although chronic hypertension does not directly affect a woman’s ability to become pregnant, risk factors of developing hypertension, including obesity and being over the age of 40, are known to affect
Did Your Other Children Talk To Your Baby Bump?
It must be rather confusing for children to witness a huge baby bump rapidly emerging from the mother’s stomach, and weirder still to hear there is another child in there, particularly if your other children are younger. I remember Max asking me all sorts of questions about his ‘see-star’, once we learnt that he was
Thoughtful Gift Ideas For New Mothers
The life of a new parent is busy one; that’s for sure! There’s so much to do. Between feeding their precious little bundle, to changing nappies and getting used to the total lack of sleep? New mothers certainly do have a lot on their plate. So if that sounds like someone you know, then why
Preparing Your Home for a New Baby
Whether you’re a first-time mum or you’ve been through it all before, a little help to get everything ready for your new arrival can go a long way. No matter how clean your home is, it’s essential to take extra care when you’re preparing for the arrival of a new-born or have a toddler keen