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Third trimester essentials

Tired, heavy, bloated, anxious. The third trimester of pregnancy can drag. Here are a few tips on how to cope.

The second trimester

Your morning sickness might clear up, but your hormones could kick up a notch. Here's what could help you through.

Pregnancy essentials

The first trimester isn't a walk in the park. Here are a few things that helped me through it...

First trimester delights

I've always assumed I would suffer greatly from morning sickness because I'm ruled by my stomach.

Pregnancy hoax

A Canadian woman duped her fiance into thinking she was pregnant with quintuplets.

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More myths busted

Will listening to Mozart really make your baby smarter? Is 'baby brain' during pregnancy real?

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Dads and pregnancy pains

Insomnia, nausea, tiredness and indigestion, these pregnancy sypmtoms don't come as a surprise- unless it's the dad-to-be who's suffering.

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Announcing a pregnancy

When is the right time to announce your pregnancy, and when you do, who do you tell?

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Nasty old nausea

New research focuses on finally finding ways to tame that horrible nauseous feeling.

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Pregnancy stress

A barrage of conflicting and often unwanted advice about dos and don'ts during pregnancy causes stress for mothers-to-be.

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Growth restriction

Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is a condition in which a baby grows inadequately in the womb.

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Stretch mark saviours

If you're worried about stretch marks, here's a rundown on the oils and lotions that might help.

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TMI facts about pregnancy

This morning, if someone had asked me to describe pregnancy in one word, that word would be ... moist.

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Derma rolling stretchmarks

How far would you be willing to go to get rid of stretchmarks? As far as rolling needles over your skin?

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Morning sickness costs Lotto win

Morning sickness has lost a mum-to-be a share of more than a £26 million (NZ$50 million) lottery jackpot in the UK.

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I'm over bumpwatch

Bumpwatch is well and truly underway. It doesn't matter where I go or who I am with, I can't escape it. Everyone has an opinion.

Stork surprise

Surprised by the stork

How is it possible for a woman to not know she is pregnant before she goes into labour?

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Pelvic girdle pain

Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) or Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD) refers to the pain pregnant women experience in their pelvic joints.

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Varicose veins

We've got a few tips on how to deal with varicose veins in pregnancy and talk through the treatment options.

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Thrush in pregnancy

Thrush can't affect the baby when it is in utero, but if a woman has thrush when she gives birth, a baby can develop an infection.

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Morning sickness

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