Nutritionist Caroline replies: There's no reason why you shouldn't have caffeinated drinks, but don't overdo it.Very high intakes of caffeine have been linked to low birth weight and miscarriage and experts recommend that pregnant women should have
increased, making you feel warmer than normal, so it's important to say cool and drink plenty of fluids. Pregnancy hormones can contribute to the flushes you've been experiencing. Swollen feet can also be due to the heat and not resting enough. However
routine (such as a bath followed by a warm, milky drink) can also help you wind down.
's wellbeing as long as you're able to keep some food down, and drink plenty of fluids.Excessive vomiting in pregnancy is known as hyperemesis gravidarum, and this is when you are unable to keep down any food and water, often requiring hospitalisation.
in pregnancy. It's important that you complete the course and then have your urine tested again to make sure the infection has cleared. To lessen the chances of you suffering another infection, drink plenty of liquid, go to the loo regularly and avoid 'holding
in 24 hours and this does not have to be large movements; even slight ones count. Changing position in bed may stimulate her to move, or even drinking a glass of cold water can work. If your blood sugar levels are low, her movements may also be more
Midwife Nikki replies: This is common in the middle months and often gets worse as your pregnancy progresses, due to the extra weight you're carrying. The cramps tend to occur more at night and may be aggravated by the pressure your growing uterus
, it is simply that the risk in pregnancy is higher whether you choose to fly or not. If you do decide to fly, there are several things you can do to reduce the risk of clots. Move around the cabin or do the exercises shown in the in-flight magazine, drink plenty