Pregnancy conditions explained: Pre-eclampsia

What is pre-eclampsia? Pre-eclampsia is the most common type of hypertensive (high blood pressure) disorder that can develop in pregnancy. The exact cause of pre-eclampsia isn't really known; research suggests that genetics may play a role with the genetic make-up of some women making them more vulnerable to getting it. Pre-eclampsia …

Mindfulness: Enjoy a calm, stress-free pregnancy

Anxiety and stress aren't good for anyone. But even more so in pregnancy, as regularly feeling stressed or anxious can affect your health which isn't good for you or your baby!  Mindfulness is a simple style of meditation, that helps you focus on the present and help you calm a …

Managing high blood pressure in pregnancy with a healthy diet

High blood pressure is one of the most common pregnancy problems women encounter. If you get high blood pressure in pregnancy you will have one of two types: Chronic hypertension, this is when you already had high blood pressure before you became pregnant Pregnancy-induced hypertension (also known as gestational hypertension), …