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Varicose veins – the pregnancy symptom people rarely talk about

Pregnancy is no walk in the park. If anything, it’s an exhausting marathon, with countless obstacles to push through before you reach the finish line. This is Rosie’s third time going the distance and, as amazing as she’s been throughout this pregnancy, it’s really taken its toll on her, with painful varicose veins being the worst symptom of all. Though…

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Weeks 16 to 18 of pregnancy – what to expect

Now well into the second trimester of our first pregnancy, in weeks 16 to 18 the changes are coming in thick and fast, not only for my pregnant wife, but as it turns out, for me too! First and foremost, the biggest change (in every sense of the word) is her ever expanding bump, which is now standing out and…

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Is it a ghost? Is it a mouse? Or have we been struck by a case of the dreaded pregnancy brain?

As we near the halfway point of our pregnancy, something strange is afoot in our London flat. A new uneasy presence has moved in…an unexplainable creepiness that, frankly, is starting to freak me out. But while my wife genuinely believes we have a ghost living in our bathroom, I fear it may be something even more mystical in nature…the dreaded…

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Will I experience hair loss during pregnancy?

Now before all the expectant mums out there start to panic, this post on hair loss during pregnancy is targeted mainly at the guys…the poor fathers-to-be whose luscious locks are under threat. One of the major perks of pregnancy for new mums (you know, aside from the famous ‘glow’ and of course the actual baby you get at the end…

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Weeks 13 to 15 of pregnancy – what to expect

As you enter the second trimester of your first pregnancy, weekly progress becomes a little less defined as the baby’s rate of growth speeds up considerably during weeks 13 to 15. According to my man’s guide to baby growth during pregnancy, the baby has had a serious growth spurt and is now around the size of a scotch egg – a…

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