planning for pregnancy

Planning for pregnancy? You need to consider preconception care

Have you stopped to contemplate what it takes to make a baby? Have you been trying to conceive for some time without success? Perhaps you are planning your first or fourth child and concerned about your health and your chances of falling pregnant naturally? Have you ever considered what it actually takes to make a … Read more

Baby development in the third trimester

Do you know how your baby develops in the third trimester?

You’re on the home stretch and it won’t be long before you get to meet your baby face to face! Perhaps you’re starting to feel uncomfortable in this third trimester as your belly continues to grow (just when you think it can’t get any bigger), and your baby might also be feeling uncomfortable as its … Read more

The third trimester of pregnancy

Are you prepared for the third trimester of pregnancy?

Well done! You are now on the home stretch having reached the third trimester of pregnancy! The third trimester is a very exciting time as you get prepared for labour and of course, meet your baby for the first time. You might be thinking about decorating your baby’s room and deciding on what baby items … Read more

Pregnancy ultrasound

Do you know how your baby develops in the second trimester?

You are now in the second trimester of pregnancy and you may be experiencing new or different pregnancy symptoms.  Your baby is also changing and developing daily during the second trimester, and it is during this period where you have the chance to see your baby on another scan. This usually occurs around the 20-week … Read more


When should you introduce solids to your baby?

If you’re a new parent and thinking about introducing solids into your infant’s diet, you might be confused by the conflicting information available about when to introduce solids and what types of foods to introduce. It does seem that every year guidelines for infant feeding change. When I had my son, the guideline was 6 … Read more

Are you prepared for the second trimester of pregnancy?

So you are now past the 12-week mark and officially into your second trimester of pregnancy! Well done! You have no doubt seen your little human on the ultrasound for the first time, and what a beautiful experience that is! Hopefully by now those pesky, and sometimes debilitating, first trimester pregnancy symptoms have started to … Read more