Looking After You & Baby in Pregnancy

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Pamper yourself during pregnancy

28.01.2016  

Q&A : What did you do ‘just for you’ to pamper yourself during your pregnancy. What did you treat yourself too to help get through your pregnancy.

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Weight gain in pregnancy

14.11.2015  

Q&A: Just wondering if other mums could share what their weight gain in pregnancy was. I’m currently 33weeks and have put on about 25kg.

Boosting sex drive while pregnant

11.08.2015  

Q&A: Bit of an awkward question, but does anyone have any tips for boosting sex drive while pregnant? I’m pregnant with number 3 & my sex drive is at 10 below zero, lol.

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Weight Gain in Pregnancy – Midwife Tips

10.08.2015  

Malia, our resident midwife, explains about weight gain in pregnancy. How much of your pregnancy belly is baby, the placenta amniotic fluid etc, when to seek help about your weight gain, how much weight gain in pregnancy is too much and when to keep an eye on your pregnancy weight gain.

Pregnancy Weight Gain Comments

08.06.2015  

Q&A: Any suggestions for pregnant mums who continue to have negative comments made to them about their weight gain.

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Pregnancy Insomnia: Tips For Sweet Dreams

08.06.2015  

Tips to help you sleep in pregnancy: Pregnancy insomnia can be absolutely exhausting – here are some great practical tips to help you sleep

Hyperthyroidism and breastfeeding

27.05.2015  

Parents Tips: Parents share their best tips for managing hyperthyroidism and breastfeeding. There are also tips here for hypothyroidism and Hashimotos.

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Best Maternity Clothes in Australia

01.04.2015  

Q&A: What is your favourite maternity wear shop?

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Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

15.03.2015  

Expert Tips: Learn all about the benefits of pregnancy yoga and positive impacts in can have on you and your baby.

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6 Things To Do Before Baby Arrives

01.02.2015  

You’ve decked out the nursery, the newborn nappies are lined up under the change table and your hospital bag is packed. Now here are a few things you probably haven’t thought of that you really should do for yourself before baby arrives.

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Pregnancy yoga – the benefits

27.01.2015  

Natalie Hudson explains how doing yoga regularly during pregnancy is a wonderful and beneficial way to manage your pregnancy, and prepare for birth and motherhood.

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Giving Up Smoking During Pregnancy

16.12.2014  

Giving up smoking during pregnancy Question: I am currently 12 weeks pregnant with baby number 2. But have had the nasty habit of being a smoker, I have been a …

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Boosting Sex Drive in Pregnancy

11.11.2014  

Does anyone have any tips for boosting sex drive while pregnant?

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Surviving the last few weeks of pregnancy

14.08.2014  

Q&A: your tips on how you struggled and how you survived the last few weeks of your pregnancy…

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Excercise whilst Pregnant

25.03.2014  

Q&A: I am pregnant and overweight . I am looking for helpful hints to keep my baby weight gain under control as don’t want to explode

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Quitting smoking once pregnant

25.03.2014  

Q&A: I’m after some support and advice I’m 8weeks pregnant and I feel like I’m lacking confidence in myself to quit smoking l have been cutting down every day but struggling l don’t want negative comments pls as i already being really hard on myself thank u!

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Drug classifications in pregnancy

23.11.2013  

Most medicines cross the placenta and have the potential to cause harm to a developing foetus or unborn child. Drug classifications help your health professional know which drugs are safe to take, which need to be considered carefully, and which need to be avoided. This is not information that should be considered without talking to your doctor and or pharmacist.

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Substances to limit or avoid in preconception and pregnancy

03.10.2013  

Part 4 in our series on Achieving Optimal Nutrition and Health in Pre-Conception and Pregnancy

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Specific nutrient recommendations in preconception and pregnancy

03.10.2013  

This article is part 3 in our series on Achieving Optimal Nutrition and Health in Pre-Conception and Pregnancy

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Achieving optimal nutrition and health in pre-conception and pregnancy

03.10.2013  

Part 1 in our series on Achieving Optimal Nutrition and Health in Pre-Conception and Pregnancy

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General Nutritional requirements and guidelines in pre-conception and pregnancy

03.10.2013  

Part 2 in our series on Achieving Optimal Nutrition and Health in Pre-Conception and Pregnancy

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Pre-conception nutrition

03.10.2013  

Five must do’s for being in peak pre-conception form

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Pregnancy in a mum dealing with substance abuse

14.07.2013  

Q&A: I need some advice, my sister is pregnant with her third baby but I’m struggling to be happy for her, she suffers with eating disorders and drug and alcohol addiction…

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How to change your poor posture

12.05.2013  

If you can change your poor posture it will help reduce aches and pains, prepare you better for pregnancy and help your recovery post baby.

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Medication in Pregnancy

24.03.2013  

Medication in pregnancy needs to be taken only after discussion with a qualified professional.  The following is some of the information that can be used to determine if a medication is appropriate in conjunction with chatting to your doctor or pharmacist.

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Why Good Posture is important Pre and Post Pregnancy

10.03.2013  

Lorraine from Pregnancy Exercise explains how to assess your posture and what poor posture can indicate, especially after pregnancy.

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Expert tips: Exercise during Pregnancy

01.06.2012  

How to keep motivated to exercise during pregnancy, and exercise tips for each pregnancy stage.

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