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First trimester - what is happening

What is Happening – 1st Trimester

The first trimester (weeks 1-12) of pregnancy are dynamic for you and your growing baby. The astonishingly rapid hormonal changes are responsible for the formation and ongoing growth of your baby, as well as preparing your body for the birth. And although each day may seem to take forever...

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first-trimester-things-to-do

1st Trimester – Things To Do

CONGRATULATIONS on Your Pregnancy When your excitement turns into ‘help there is so muchto think about’ – you need a list and a plan. Here are some of the things you can add to your 1st trimesterto do list. Begin Managing Your Current Lifestyle Make your day to day...

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pregnancy back pain

4 Stretches for Pregnancy Back Pain

Three decades ago Janet Balaskas introduced the western world to exercises during pregnancy and to the concept of Active Birth. It was an exciting and revolutionary time in changing how we viewed pregnancy and birth. In our 1980’s antenatal classes we began to get women off their backs –...

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Symphysis pubis dysfunction

What is Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction?

During pregnancy the joint at the front of your pelvis, the symphysis pubis joint, can become very unstable and cause pain with every step you take. This is known both as symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) and pelvic girdle pain (PGP). The symphysis pubis joint is a hinge type joint...

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Sleep better during pregnancy

Sleep Better During Pregnancy

Surprisingly, you rarely hear about the difficulties of getting a good nights sleep during pregnancy until you are experiencing it yourself. The hormonal and physical changes that occur when you are pregnant can affect much of your daily routine and sleep is one of them. Relaxation of your ligaments...

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