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

Four reasons why women should take folic acid

Folic acid isn’t just for women who are pregnant or trying for a baby. Women should, in fact, be taking folic acid even if they aren’t pregnant. Here’s why… Unplanned pregnancy The recommendation now is that all women of childbearing age should take a folic acid supplement. This is simply because 50 per cent of […]

The truth about Hyperemesis Gravidarum and Kate Middleton’s pregnancies

Once again the world is awash with news that another baby is to join the royal nursery. And once again Kate Middleton endures severe morning sickness, aka hyperemesis gravidarum before she could be out and about again. But what exactly is hyperemesis gravidarum and how does it affect your body during pregnancy? Acute morning sickness About […]

Why reading baby books can make you anxious

A study in Swansea University has shown that the more baby books new parents read, the more likely they are to become stressed and anxious. Being a parent is tough enough without trying to follow strict sets of rules and developmental guidelines for your children. And since this is largely what is provided in baby books, why […]

The best free pregnancy apps

Just because you’re pregnant, doesn’t mean your life has become less mobile. To celebrate, we’ve got a list of our favourite pregnancy apps available for you to download straight to your phone… for free!   The pregnancy apps My Pregnancy Center | BabyCenter With the My Pregnancy app, all of your pregnancy questions are answered […]

Due date confirmed for Royal Baby number three!

It’s been confirmed by Kensington Palace that the Duchess of Cambridge is officially expecting her third Royal Baby in 2018. A royal announcement Today, Kensington Palace twitter sent the public into a frenzy as they announced that Kate and William are expecting their third child to be born in April 2018. Having suffered from acute morning […]

10 amazing facts about your unborn baby

10 amazing facts about your unborn baby Your newborn baby may start off the size of a spec of sugar but in those short 40 weeks (which obviously we know, feels like a longer to you), it’s incredible how much your precious cargo develops. We’ve put together 10 fascinating facts to remind you of all […]

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