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7 tips for commuting while being pregnant?

Travelling while pregnant can be a mixed bag depending on your route, the time you travel and how you are feeling during your pregnancy generally. Here are some tips for safe commuting while pregnant. Wear clothes that are comfortable and loose While wearing loose clothing, including trousers with an elasticated waistband, is good advice, it doesn’t offer much protection against the cold. Many larger-sized maternity

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Video tutorial: turn clothes into maternity wear

Maternity wear hasn’t always been on trend. While these days, there are a lot more option available to pregnant women on the high street, there is still for improvement. If you are bursting at the seams and can’t find maternity clothes that are worth the investment, this video will show you how to turn ordinary clothes I maternity wear.

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What are your food cravings telling you?

Running down the dimly lit corridor she ducks, trying to avoid the man at the end who is hurling her favourite crisps towards her at lightning speed, over and over again. She dodges a crisp and desperately turns into another corridor but there he is again. There is no escaping this crisp throwing nightmare. And then she wakes up. A pregnant friend explained to me

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Kate Middleton gets ‘Baby on Board’ badge

On a visit to Baker Street Tube station recently, the Duchess of Cambridge was given a gift every pregnant woman travelling on London transport needs – a “baby on board” badge. This just goes to show the importance of the badges – if royalty need it, how much more your everyday commuting pregnant woman. Watch the video below to see Kate wearing the badge –

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Regaining your body confidence

Kim Kardashian, reportedly, recently admitted that she did not feel confident about the way her body was when she was pregnant. This is hardly surprising after the amount of scrutiny she came under in the media; it would have rocked any one’s confidence. While some women enjoy the way that their body changes while pregnant, for others it creates feelings of insecurity, but also frustration

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It’s all in a name

In some cultures an elder whispers the name of the child in a newborn’s ear, in another the child is named after the paternal side of the family. Whatever the cultural or family tradition the naming of a child is one of the most significant gifts that we give to our children. There are a few points to consider when choosing a child’s name:

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Avoiding smoke when pregnant

It is easy to be judgemental when seeing a pregnant woman smoke or to smoke secretly when pregnant so that you won’t be judged, but the NHS has acknowledged that this hidden problem needs to come out in the open with constructive help. The NHS has a special help line called Smoke Free especially for pregnant women who find it difficult to give up smoking.

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