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Does bedrest help or hurt?

Experts are now saying the bedrest during complicated pregnancies could do more harm than good.


Precious cargo

Maria Herrara was willing to do anything to become a mother - including being confined to a hospital bed "head down, bum up" for four months of pregnancy.

Jackie Prichard and Lisa Smith

Alcohol's baby victims

Of all the harmful acts attributed to alcohol, little is known about the "sleeping giant".


Morning sickness and toddlers

'My daughter would climb on my back, pull on my ponytail and try to ride me like a horse while I was hunched over the toilet vomiting.'

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10 pregnancy surprises

There are a few things about pregnancy that people never warned me about - like the excess body hair, the leakage and the lack of sleep.


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Symptoms morning sickness

Morning sickness in late pregnancy

Even though morning sickness stopped for some time after your first trimester, it can just as easily start again.


Morning sickness a good thing?

It might be hard to believe when you are in the middle of it, but researchers believe the dark cloud of morning sickness might have a silver lining.

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Don't eat for two

High on the list of questions from expectant mums is: "What should I eat to keep my baby healthy?"

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They are what you eat

What you eat in pregnancy could have long-term health implications for your kids.

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'I survived placenta percreta'

When writing her birth plan, Simone Pavil included an item most women wouldn’t even think about: what should happen if she was put on life support.


No need for a pregnant pause

If you're a mum-to-be bent on keeping up your workout routine, the trick is to consult your doctor, know your limit and have a plan for each trimester.

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Gender reveal parties

Let them eat cake... while finding out if you're having a girl or a boy.

Greer Berry

Men and pregnancy

Almost everything about pregnancy is geared towards the woman and her baby. But what about the other parent?

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Morning sickness

Up to 80 per cent of pregnant women get morning sickness - and not just in the mornings.

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Weekly pregnancy guide

What's happening to your body and your baby's development.