6 Tips to Avoid the Dangers of Foetal Overgrowth in Pregnancy

Over the last 12 years, working with pregnant women, I am witness latterly to a definite increase in the weight of newborns compared to the earlier years of my journey.  It is not unusual for mums to report back to me that they have delivered a baby well over 9lbs.  Of course, that's enough to …

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Dehydration During Pregnancy

Are you hydrating yourself enough during your pregnancy?  Dehydration in pregnancy can be a dangerous contributor to heat related illnesses, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Dehydration can significantly impact the levels of amniotic fluid surrounding your baby, which can lead to problems with the foetus and even premature labour. You may …

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Hot Mamas – Coping with Heatwaves

Heatwaves bring plenty of sunshine and smiles, but not always for pregnant mums and new babies.  It can be very hard going and, in some cases, dangerous. According to Daily Mail reports, Researchers suggest that early birth rates rise by a staggering 27% during heatwave conditions. Dehydration caused by excessive hot weather can result in …

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