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Can I travel during my pregnancy?

Wherever you go, find out what healthcare facilities are at your destination in case you require urgent medical attention. It’s a good idea to take your medical records with you so you can give doctors the relevant information if necessary. Make sure your travel insurance covers you for any eventuality, such as pregnancy-related medical care […]

What Do Braxton Hicks Contractions Feel Like?

Braxton Hicks (BH) contractions are “practice contractions” that tone the uterus in preparation for real labor. They don’t cause any changes to the cervix however, so they won’t cause premature labor and are totally normal and safe. In fact it’s actually a good thing if you’re having them, as it means your uterus is strong […]

Dealing with fatigue during your pregnancy

Feeling tired and hotter than usual is quite common during pregnancy. Specially in summer! Many pregnant women also feel faint and this is due to hormonal changes. What causes fatigue during pregnancy? Hormonal changes most likely contribute to exhaustion, but other common pregnancy discomforts also play a role. For example, it’s hard to get a […]

Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

Eating well-balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that your developing baby needs. Most foods are safe; however, there are some foods that you should avoid during pregnancy. Cravings are quite normal during pregnancy, thanks to the hormonal surge. But you cannot indulge […]

Pain relieve for birth available in Barcelona Hospitals

Labour can be a really intense experience, strong and painful in some moments… Today we have several options for pain relive during birth. So today I will explain you want kind of pain relieve you have available in Barcelona Hospitals! 1. Self-help in labour You’re likely to feel more relaxed in labour and better placed to cope […]

Doula Skype

A veces cuando llega el gran momento del embarazo nos encontramos lejos de los nuestros: puedes ser que por trabajo o por diversas decisiones te encuentres lejos de la familia. Para todos los que estáis lejos he querido crear un plan que os haga más fácil el momento del embarazo y el parto: he creado […]

Tips to get pregnant

Your biological alarm clock has gone off, you’re tracking your menstrual cycle, maybe you’ve had a preliminary checkup with your doctor. (You might even be secretly buying baby magazines!) We’ve scoured the latest research and fertility advice to compile this big list of ‘getting pregnant tips’ to help you out. MAINTAIN A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE If […]

Should I Bring Music for Labor?

When you’re planning a celebration, a party or a wedding, at some point consideration is usually given to the music that will enhance the event. Increasingly people use their ipods to break up long journeys, and friends who have run marathons say that music ‘got them through’. In the same way it’s worth thinking about […]

Thoughts that you may have during your pregnancy

It’s not uncommon for women who are pregnant to worry about their unborn child, especially if it’s a first pregnancy. For example, there are common concerns like being worried about the baby getting proper nutrition, being afraid of going into premature labour, or even having a miscarriage. While having the odd episode of anxiety is […]