Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness

Why do we get morning sickness? Well, although women have been giving birth for over a million years -  Unbelievably, doctors are still uncertain about the exact causes of morning sickness. The ever-popular theory is that it is the bodies reaction to the hCG hormone (human chorionic gonadotropin) which is the hormone that is present…

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Cesarean Sections – What no one tells you

The first time I had a cesarean section, it was all very rushed and unexpected and I wasn't prepared in any way. I hadn't even contemplated that my daughter would be born any other way than vaginally. My son- four years later was also born via C-section so I now wear my war wounds like…

How to Survive a Summer Pregnancy

Oh, how pleasant and enjoyable is life when the sun is shining? Here in the UK it’s an unprecedented balmy 25°C and I’m sat in my garden relishing in this rare April sunshine, whilst the hubster is prepping a BBQ.  I know its not going to last, but who cares; it means summer is just…

Digestive Health in Pregnancy

Writing a blog that centres around health and well-being throughout pregnancy; I often draw from my own experiences - revealing the good, the bad and the darn right ugly. During previous posts I’ve made no secret of divulging the ugly side of the digestive health problems and discomfort I faced throughout my first pregnancy.  After-all,…