TOP 10 HEALTHY SNACKS THAT WILL CURB YOUR PREGNANCY CRAVINGS

You’re here cause you’re facing the common dilemma most of us preggos go through: you want something to eat fast (several times a day) but something that isn’t trash. What to do? In this post, I’ve rounded up my top go-to healthy pregnancy snacks that won’t bore you, nor be full of nasty ingredients. Oh, […]

HOW TO COMBAT PREGNANCY FATIGUE IN 9 EASY STEPS

Ahhh…far from that ‘glowing’ feeling, pregnancy fatigue can leave you feeling hopeless and not yourself. Here I go through the causes of pregnancy fatigue and what you can do to keep it at bay. What is pregnancy fatigue? Pregnancy fatigue is known is the general exhaustion that moms experience due to the physical and emotional […]

HOW TO SURVIVE CHRISTMAS WHEN YOU’RE PREGNANT!

Alas! It’s the time of year for indulgence, staying up til late with friends and getting slightly merry. Unless you’re expecting of course! Here are my best tips to survive Christmas when you’re pregnant. Let’s face it, a few things are going to be different and several will bug the hell out of you! Well-meaning […]

10 WAYS TO STAY POSITIVE WHEN YOU’RE JUST DONE WITH BEING PREGNANT

We’ve all been there. You glide seemlessly through your first trimester (apart from the copius bathroom trips that is), have a burst of energy in your second and then suddenly you’re in your third and you’re about to explode. Yep, this is a post for you mamas who are just DONE with being pregnant. I’m […]

HOW TO DEAL WITH PREGNANCY ANXIETY

Overwhelmed rather than overjoyed, more irritable than excited? Not to worry – you probably have what’s known as pregnancy anxiety. This post is going to guide you through this commonly untalked about pregnancy symptom, from why it happens to what you can do about it! So relax, and read on… Why does pregnancy anxiety happen? […]

SIMPLE REMEDIES FOR VARICOSE VEINS DURING PREGNANCY

Varicose veins, like many pregnancy symptoms, are a pain in the butt. If you want to learn some simple remedies for varicose veins and to improve your overall circulation, this is for you. Let me just start by saying that unfortunately, they tend to be hereditary – which means that it may in the books […]

8 SIGNS YOU’RE IN LABOUR

In this post, we’ll be covering the early signs of labour you need to recognise andwhat you should do when you have any of these signs. Labour can be a little hard to detect because towards the end of pregnancy we’re anticipating the new arrival. So much sp that we notice even the smallest changes […]

HOW TO SPICE UP YOUR SEX LIFE DURING PREGNANCY

Pregnancy can be a testing time for a couple. It’s why they all say that it either make or breaks your love life. If you feel like you’re in a rut, find out in this post how to spice up your pregnancy sex life. First of all, I think you and I should have a […]

IS IT NORMAL TO HAVE A HIGH SEX DRIVE WHILE PREGNANT?

Pregnancy is a real rollercoaster of hormones and emotions that at times it can be unpredictable. Your sex drive included! Most women have ups and downs when it comes to their libido though some see huge increase in their need for sexual pleasure. So if you’re questioning what’s normal, what’s not and what to expect, […]

WHAT ARE THE EARLY SIGNS OF PREGNANCY?

Every woman’s body is different and you don’t have to match all these symptoms, but do you know the early signs of pregnancy? Plus mommas get real with how they knew they were pregnant.

WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF HOME BIRTH?

Home birth is gradually becoming more popular, though there is still stigma that comes with it. So if you’re considering home birth, read through the pros and cons before you make a decision.

5 WAYS TO DEAL WITH SCIATIQUE NERVE PAIN IN PREGNANCY

Pregnancy is unpredictable. Sciatique nerve pain is one of the symptoms you could be unlucky enough to suffer from. If you’re finding yourself wriggling around to find a comfortable position and struggling to sleep, I’ve put together my five top coping methods.

7 TOP TIPS AND MOTIVATION FOR PREGNANCY EXERCISE

Getting motivated to exercise while pregnant can be a challenge in itself. In between nausea, heartburn, back pain and swollen feet, it’s really no wonder why so many of us moms lose sight of the end goal: Getting in shape to greet our babies in the best form we possibly can be. Still, if you’re […]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PREGNANCY SEX

Pregnant woman undressing

We spend so little time talking about one of the most taboo subjects our there: pregnancy and sex. So I decided to put a little list of common worries you might be having and what you can do to feel in form…

HOW TO COPE WITH A SUMMER PREGNANCY

I remember it well. It was a looming, heavy presence that drained every energy from you. It was like a shadow that played games with you following you down back streets, creeping up on you inappropriate moments. It made my skin glow with a constant beam of sweat…

HOW TO OVERCOME THE FEAR OF BIRTH

For some women, birth is like a walk in the park. For the rest of us mere mortals, birth can be a little overwhelming at best, and absolutely petrifying at worst. Thankfully, if you’re reading this post today, I have some solutions for you.

HOW TO HAVE A NATURAL BIRTH IN A HOSPITAL OR BIRTH CENTRE

That’s why, before you make any decision it’s wise to talk it out to whoever will be supporting you because ultimately it is your choice but you need to feel safe that your birthing partner is feeling confident too. When should you make the decision on where to give birth? Now, you don’t want to […]

TOP 6 SEX POSITIONS FOR PREGNANCY

Sometimes during pregnancy, we are like gracious flowers waiting to bloom. Sometimes we are a hormonal mess trying to keep our shit together in public and crumbling in front of the ice cream carton as soon as we enter the front door. Sometimes we feel like powerful and sexy warriors practising our nesting habits in […]

HOW TO WRITE A BIRTH PLAN

Pregnant woman relaxing in nature

So you’ve heard it time and time again. It’s been so drilled into you that you’re now with your pen and paper ready to go with one small problem…. You have no idea what to write. That’s ok, it happens to the best of us. Considering all that we have to remember preparing for baby, […]

HOW TO GET A DECENT NIGHT’S SLEEP DURING PREGNANCY

If you’re anything like I was, You’re looking at this page at 3am in the morning after tossing and turning all night, reading with a bedside light and getting up several times to pee, naturally. The thought train just keeps rollin’, awake or not. PLUS who’s supposed to be able to get some decent shut […]

CAN I GET PREGNANT WHILE BREASTFEEDING?

Short answer: there’s a small possibility. Long answer: It depends on the following factors I’m about to explain. There is so much contradictory information surrounding fertility after birth that is not wonder many women are left confused as to where to turn to. Let’s just get one thing straight: LAM method can work but only […]