Relieve pregnancy constipation with a healthy diet

Firstly, if you get constipation in pregnancy, do not worry. It's a pretty common problem! The good news is relieving constipation can be easily managed through a healthy diet - and the changes you might need to make aren't that big. Why am I constipated? Firstly, hormones - yes, so much can be …

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), …

Managing iron-deficiency in pregnancy with a healthy diet

Mild iron-deficiency, or anaemia, in pregnancy is a relatively common condition as your blood volume increases by almost 50 percent. This means that more iron is needed to make extra haemoglobin to help transport oxygen around the body. Symptoms of iron-deficiency in pregnancy Fatigue Weak nails Shortness of breath Pale pallor Weakness …

Manage your morning sickness with a healthy diet

Morning sickness effects about 90% of women at some point during pregnancy and is attributed to the changing levels of the hormone human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG) in the bloodstream. Morning sickness is made worse by dips in blood sugar levels, as well as deficiencies in magnesium, zinc and vitamin B6. See articles …