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Unplanned Pregnancy – When Your Pregnancy Is More Shock Than Surprise

Long before we decide to have children, most of us have probably fantasised to some degree about the time when we actually do decide to become pregnant, and how special and magical that might be. However, what happens when we fall pregnant at a time which isn’t as magical and as special as we hoped? Read More

Optimal Fetal Positioning – How To Make Birth Easier

Optimal fetal positioning can help your baby wriggle into an optimal position, making a huge difference to the way you labour and give birth. Read More

Boy Names – Find The Perfect Name For Your Baby Boy

A list of our favourite baby boy names. If you're looking for awesome boys names, be sure to check out BellyBelly's baby name list! Read More

Baby Girl Names – Cute and Unique Names For Girls

An easy to read list of baby girl names! If you're looking for unique or cute names for girls, be sure to check out our baby name list! Read More

CVS (Chorionic Villus Sampling)

Chorionic Villus Sampling is a test which involves obtaining a small sample of tissue, the chorionic villi from the developing placenta. The placenta, which has the same chromosome makeup as the baby, may then be examined for genetic, DNA or biochemical abnormalities eg Down Syndrome, Cystic Fibrosis etc. Read More

Gender Disappointment – Tips For Coping With Gender Disappointment

Had your heart set on a boy (or girl) but nature had other ideas. Here are tips and advice on how to cope with gender disappointment. Read More

Expecting a Baby With Down Syndrome – A Mother’s Story

"I was afraid to look at him, but when I did, I was amazed at his beauty." Hear a mother's touching story of having a baby with Down Syndrome. Read More

Pregnancy Yoga – Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

Pregnancy yoga helps to balance the body, mind and spirit. Find out why prenatal yoga is so good for pregnant women. Read More

Prenatal Testing & Screening – What You Need To Know

Close to 100 per cent of pregnant women choose to have an ultrasound to check for major physical abnormalities at 18 to 20 weeks, which is the most common and most obvious form of prenatal diagnosis. Read More

How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks

Everyone wants to know how to get rid of stretch marks! Find out what you need to know about stretch marks and how you can keep your skin supple. Read More

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