First Trimester

Follow the extraordinary journey from conception to week 12 when your baby’s fingers and toes are fully formed. Calculate your due date and find out how a woman’s body changes in the first trimester.

 

Latest First Trimester Posts

Pregnancy myths debunked!

There are so many dos and don’ts around pregnancy that it’s hard to tell the differnece between the good advice and the utter nonsense. And trust us – there are a lot of old wives’ tales still doing the round. Here are some of our favourite pregnancy “rules” – and why they are false… 1) Myth: The […]

Four supplements you should take during pregnancy

When you’re pregnant you have to mind what you eat in order to give your body and baby the best chance possible. Some supplements are even recommended to be taken before pregnancy so it’s important to watch what you eat when trying for a baby as well. As a lot of the good stuff is difficult […]

There’s a baby boom with numerous celebrities expecting

Complexions are glowing and bumps are blooming in the land of celebrity, with numerous women announcing their pregnancies this week. Whether it was done via interview or Instagram, these expecting mothers were delighted to announce their news to the world! Here are some of the celebrities we’ve confirmed are expecting babies this year. Beyoncé and Jay-Z First […]

Top tips for exercising while pregnant

Exercising can have serious health benefits for our bodies, and that doesn’t change when we’re pregnant. If you’ve been active before becoming pregnant you’re probably keen to try some new things, or stick to variations on the thing that suits you. Whatever works. If you haven’t been active, don’t worry because you can still take up […]

Six surprising beauty benefits of being pregnant

Pregnant women are always beautiful, but with morning sickness, bloating and increased hormones they might not feel that way sometimes. We at maternity & infant believe that all pregnant women deserve to know what it is that makes them and their bodies especially lovely during their first, second and third trimester. Thicker hair Don’t worry […]

All you need to know about the flu vaccine

All women pregnant during the flu season (October to April) should get the seasonal flu vaccine – here’s all you need to know… What is seasonal flu? We’re so used to people saying they have the flu when they have a cold that it can be hard to realise exactly how serious the flu really […]

Studies Show Link Between Depression During Pregnancy and This Common Condition

A new study carried out in the US by the National Institute of Child Health and Development has revealed a possible two way link between depression during the early stage of pregnancy and the development of gestational diabetes. Similarly the study found a link between gestational diabetes and the likelihood of developing post-partum depression. The […]

What Does This Common Pregnancy Dream Really Mean?

During pregnancy our daily life is turned on it’s head as we prepare to bring a baby into the world. Any dramatic change, even a good one, can come with an influx of issues that our minds need to sort and resolve during our sleeping hours. If you add in a heaping dose of hormones into this […]

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