, doctors can give you drugs to try to halt things and will monitor you closely. Ease up on the alcoholResearch shows excess alcohol in pregnancy can damage both you and your baby. One study found that even light to moderate drinking early in the pregnancy
What our expert says…“Gripe water is one of the oldest commercially available remedies for colic, first being produced for sale in 1851. Its original formula contained sugar and alcohol, but today’s mix is completely safe, comprising of dill seed
the chances of conception. All women who are trying to conceive should take extra folic acid to reduce the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida.If you haven’t already done so, stop smoking and reduce your alcohol intake (your partner too). Try
It’s week 8 of your pregnancy and amazing changes are taking place with you and your baby.Your baby She is prawn-shaped, with a big head and tail. Crack open the (non-alcoholic!) fizz - your baby is now a foetus, not an embryo, and is around 16mm
with easy access to the toilets, as you are more at risk from thrush and bladder infections during pregnancy.Make sure you drink lots of non-alcoholic drinks to avoid dehydration. Stretch your legs often to avoid back pain, cramps and to reduce the risk
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ADVERTORIALAngie Jefferson is a registered dietitian and pregnancy expert. Take a look at her simple dos and donts to help you and your partner get in great shape for babymaking.Before you conceiveDo cut back on alcohol. If both you and your
room with you. Do not smoke during pregnancy, or let anyone smoke in the same room as your baby.
Do not share a bed with your baby if youve been drinking alcohol, taking drugs or if you are a smoker.
Never sleep with your baby on a sofa
fertility: There are also ways to boost your fertility naturally, such as avoiding stress, eating organic food, taking supplements (zinc, selenium and folic acid) and both partners cutting out alcohol and smoking.5. Stay calm: Once you do become pregnant
- just harder to fit in with a toddler on the scene! Give up alcohol, or at least cut right down; quit smoking; minimise stress; eat a healthy balanced diet; maintain a healthy weight; and encourage your partner to do likewise. It's also good to take 400