Let’s face it, you won’t be pregnant forever and most of us only do it a few times. Recording this special time and tracking your progress can be quick and simple or a bit more involved if you’ve got the time and patience. Here’s a lot of ways to honour your pregnancy and create memories you’ll treasure in time to come.
You wouldn’t ask an artist to paint your house would you? It’s just the same with photographers! Every photographer has a particular type of photography that they really enjoy. It common for maternity photographers to be passionate about birth and newborn photography too. Each type of photography has a separate set of skills for example posing a newborn to compliment every tiny detail is very different to posing a pregnant women to accentuate her curves and bump. All maternity photographers will have a portfolio for you to browse also.
Traditionally dates have been used for centuries to prepare for labour and now we have research to back it. While we don’t know exactly how it works it is thought that dates have an oxytocin-like effect on the body, leading to increased sensitivity of the uterus. They stimulate uterine contractions and reduce postpartum haemorrhage, the way oxytocin does. Read on..
Baby Movements & Bonding With Your Bump Can Help Prevent Stillbirth Knowing your babies movements helps to identify any change in pattern and can help prevent stillbirth.
Feeling Blah? Want something tasty but not sure exactly what? The First Trimester can leave you with a meh taste in your mouth BUT we think these healthy pregnancy smoothies are the answer.
Morning sickness soon takes the utter joy away from a newly pregnant mother. But it won’t last forever and there are lots of things to try to ease your symptoms.