Who will your baby look like?

Will bub have brown or blue eyes and hair like Mum or Dad? Will he or she inherit your musicality or your partner's sporting prowess?

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A very weighty issue

I've come to the realisation that I was gaining absolutely nothing by weighing myself once a week.

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Baby shower etiquette

My daughter threw a baby shower for a friend. The friend sent thank you notes to everyone who attended - but not my daughter.


Pregnancy nuggets of wisdom

Michelle Robinson ponders the nuggets of advice that have rolled in since the test strip turned pink.

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Changing tastes in pregnancy

Pregnancy cravings might see you might reach for previously hated foods in place of favourite meals you can no longer stomach.


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Extreme cravings

Craving a nice handful of dirt, or a crunchy stick of chalk? No, you're not losing it - you're just experiencing pica.


What I wasn't told about pregnancy

You've heard about the morning sickness and cravings, but there's plenty more in store for you in pregnancy,

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Weekly pregnancy guide

Congratulations, you're pregnant! Find out what's in store for you and your growing baby.

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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.

Health Mother and baby

Many deaths were 'avoidable'

A staggering number of mothers and babies' deaths could have been prevented, a report shows.

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Tales of a tummy sleeper

I sleep on my tummy; flat out, like a squashed bit of roadkill, with my arms curled up underneath me.

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Gender reveal parties

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


Packing your hospital bag

Before giving birth I read countless lists, ended up overpacking just a little and now know what I'll actually want to pack next time.

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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.