The changing pregnant body may be one of Mother Nature’s more astonishing feats, but nothing grounds us like the aches and pains that tag along for the journey.
There are so many unknowns in pregnancy. Even if it’s not your first, pregnancies, labours, and recoveries can be different for every baby. Great, right? Add on top of that all the “advice” you get — online, in person, welcome […]
Regular physical activity during pregnancy is great. It can: improve your mood and self-image help ensure appropriate weight gain help you relax and reduce stress promote better sleep increase your muscle tone, strength and endurance help build your stamina for labour […]
Women expect their bodies to change shape and grow when they are pregnant, but many expectant mothers are surprised to discover their feet change, too. They are often more amazed to learn that such changes to their feet can be permanent. “It is not […]
Every parent eagerly anticipates the day that they can welcome their child into the world. For some, this day comes earlier than expected. The duration of a normal pregnancy is 40 weeks, and a premature, or preterm, baby is one […]
Your last trimester is a very exciting time (spoken like a woman who has already had a baby). Truth be told, if you’re pregnant and in your last trimester, the last thing you are is bursting with energy. You probably […]