Breastfeeding superfoods

Getting the right nutritional balance when you are breastfeeding is really important for you and your baby. Whilst your milk supply may not be effected by what you eat, there is a catch - your body will always put your baby first. It will take the nutrients it needs for …

Delicious seeded yoghurt pots

Yogurt is an important part of a healthy diet whilst you are pregnant, as it contains protein, calcium and other nutrients your baby needs. This recipe serves one, so simply double for two, triple for three etc. Ingredients 3 tablespoons of yogurt 2 tablespoons of mixed seeds 1 tablespoon of mixed …

Managing Oedema, fluid retention, in pregnancy with a healthy diet

Oedema is retained fluid that causes swelling, particularly in your hands and ankles, during pregnancy. There are a number of things which contribute to this, including mineral deficiencies, too much sugar and salt in your diet and by your hormone levels changing. Luckily, there are lots of things you can …

Delicious, fresh pregnancy mocktails

When you are pregnant, alcohol is high on list of things to avoid as it's not great for your baby's development. But that doesn't mean you have to drink water and boring soft drinks for your entire pregnancy! Instead try one of our yummy pregnancy mocktails - the same great …

Foods that help your body prepare for birth

There are a lots of different foods that will help your body prepare for birth.  For example, from 36 weeks you can begin drinking raspberry leaf tea, which has traditionally been used to help start labour. It ripens your cervix and starts toning the muscles in your uterus, in preparation …