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Last reviewed: September 2019

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Sleep positions during pregnancy and pregnancy pillow

Pregnant and having trouble sleeping? Find out about sleep positions that keep you and your baby safe and how to support your body while sleeping.

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Travelling with kids- flying with baby

Travelling with kids is always challenging. Flying with a baby is particularly difficult but parents can make the journey smoother with a bit of planning – read how Terri kept her baby’s screams under control for a 20 hour flight.

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Birth plan- getting to hospital when having a baby

Pregnant and packing for hospital? Don’t forget to make a plan for how you’ll get there in time to give birth, bearing in mind that petrol tanks run empty and some cars have a habit of breaking down at all the wrong moments.

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What is colic? Signs of colic

Recognise the signs of colic crying and when it isn’t colic and you should take your baby to a doctor.

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Nappy rash (diaper rash) treatment

Nappy rash is a common, harmless skin condition in babies caused by uric acid in urine. It is prevented and treated with protective zinc-based creams.

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Pregnancy diet: Over-eating | Parenthub

Pregnancy Pregnancy and Food Pregnancy diet: Over-eating ( 3 votes, average: 5

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5 weeks pregnant: Doctor appointments

Week 5 of pregnancy is the best time to have a pregnancy test. You can use a home pregnancy test but it’s still important to visit your doctor so that they can estimate your pregnancy due date. This may involve an early pregnancy ultrasound. You should also receive pregnancy health advice and discuss pregnancy folate supplements in the fifth week of pregnancy if you have not already done so. It’s also a good time to make sure you’re eating all the right pregnancy foods and start your pregnancy exercise routine.

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5 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum

Week 5 of pregnancy is probably when you’ll know that you’re pregnant because your period is missing. There are also subtle changes in your body which are symptoms of pregnancy such as changes to your breasts, and pregnancy symptoms like morning sickness and pregnancy heartburn. These changes are caused by pregnancy hormones, like hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin, produced by the placenta) which is the hormone detected by a pregnancy test.

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1 week pregnant: Key points

A quick summary of the changes to mum’s body, the baby to be, medical appointments and lifestyle information for both mum and dad.

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7 weeks pregnant: Key points | Parenthub

7 Weeks Pregnant 7 weeks pregnant: Key points ( 2 votes, average: 5

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