Welcome to Pregnancy articles
From the joy of discovering you’ve a baby on the way and you are pregnant, through to managing morning sickness and working out your due date. Learn about pregnancy signs and symptoms and the facts and myths. Ensure you remain informed as to what is best for you and your baby.
Let Huggies give you a guiding hand through these 9 months with practical tools, articles, tips and advice to help you along your path to motherhood.
The 40 weeks leading up to the birth of your baby is full of fascinating milestones, physical transformations that will amaze you, and a sense of anticipation that grows as the big day approaches.
This guide will show you:
• What to expect during each stage of pregnancy
• Helpful tips for any difficulties that may arise
• Common myths and misconceptions
The nervous 2-minute wait is over. The home test is positive. Then your doctor confirms it: you are pregnant. Congratulations!
The early pregnancy part of your baby’s gestation period can be an anxious time, especially for first time parents.
Huggies is pleased to provide you with support, assistance, and information.
By far the majority of women progress through their pregnancies without problems. Though some complications can arise, posing different grades of risk to the health and well-being of a mother and her baby. If managed carefully and well, these risks can often be reduced.
Here we take a look at:
• Some of the more common pregnancy complications
• Advice on what to do if you are concerned
• Information about why complications can arise
• A guide to risk prevention for parents-to-be
Nearly 1 in 3 women may experience some kind of complication during pregnancy.
This section will help you to find out about:
• Adequate pregnancy care – earliest stage onwards
• Conception health – pre-natal supplements and more
• Exercise and eating the right foods for good nutrition
• Regular check ups – ultrasounds and examinations
Miscarriage is when a pregnancy ends of its own accord within the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.
• Sadly, up to 25% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage
• Most miscarriages happen in the first 13 weeks
• Miscarrying doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t fall pregnant again
Find out more about early warning signs, possible causes, and the experiences shared by women who have been through a miscarriage.
Even if you’ve never given much thought to your diet before, becoming pregnant will inspire you when it comes to food and nutrition.
We can show you:
• Which vitamins and minerals really make a difference
• How diet affects your baby’s growth and development
• Why and how to steer clear of the food without nutrition
Being pregnant doesn’t mean you are any less competent at your job. Unless you’re working in a highly physical role, there’s no reason why you can’t work through your pregnancy should you want to.
Let’s take a look at:
• The best time to give up work
• How it may affect you and your energy levels
• Working effectively while pregnant
• Ensuring the comfort and safety of you and your baby
• Your rights in the workplace
• Typical workplace hazards to avoid
Your new baby will spend much of their early years in their baby nursery. The sooner your baby settles in and feels comfortable in their nursery the better off you and your baby will be.
Huggies will show you how to organise a:
• Cot, change table and comfortable chair
• Baby-safe environment to avoid any accidents
• Beautifully designed and decorated your baby nursery
Babies are vulnerable and completely dependent on their parents. They need you to be there for them every second.
We’ll discuss your baby’s needs in the first few weeks, helping your with everything from:
• Medication (if needed)
Baby showers are a great event for new mum’s, her closest friends and family. Everyone gets together to celebrate the new arrival.
Our section on baby showers takes you through:
• Game and gift ideas
• Experiences from other mums