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Understanding the Technology behind 3D and 4D Scans

Tuesday 4th July 2023

The ability to see your developing baby while still inside the womb is an amazing experience for any parent-to-be. Thanks to advancements in medical technology, 3D and 4D scans have made it possible. These scans provide clear and highly detailed images of the baby's features, movements, and activities, which can…

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Noninvasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)

Thursday 29th June 2023

Noninvasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) is a revolutionary advancement in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology. This test is a game-changer as…

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The anticipation of finding out the gender of your baby

Tuesday 20th June 2023

The anticipation of finding out the gender of your baby is a significant moment for many expectant parents. While some choose to wait…

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Ultrasound

Tuesday 13th June 2023

Ultrasound is among the most common and versatile diagnostic tools for medical imaging. It uses sound waves to create images of the inside of the body, which can be used to diagnose and monitor a wide range of conditions.…

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5 Star Rated Experience at Numi Scan

Saturday 3rd June 2023
5 Star Google Review......

Numi Scan Stansted Review by Julia K, 2023-06-02T13:48:38 I had a well-being scan at Numi Scan recently and I highly recommend it.…

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Knowing your baby's sex.....

Tuesday 30th May 2023

The road to giving birth can be a unique and transformative experience for each woman. From conception, a woman's body begins to undergo a series of changes that culminate in the birth of a new life. This journey can be physically and emotionally challenging but is also one of a woman's most…

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What is ultrasound?

Tuesday 23rd May 2023

Advancements in medical technology have revolutionised the way we view and understand the human body. One such technology is 4D ultrasound, which has become increasingly popular in modern obstetrics. 4D ultrasound has enabled doctors to visualise and…

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Are you expecting a baby and planning a gender reveal party?

Monday 15th May 2023

Are you expecting a baby and planning a gender reveal party? One of the most exciting moments in pregnancy is finding out the gender of the baby. Many parents-to-be start the planning process as soon as they find…

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4D Obs Sonographer roles

Friday 28th April 2023

4D Obs Sonographer roles available soon in North London, West London, Brighton, Basingstoke, Brentwood, Derby & Grimsby. Must have private 4D clinic experience, polite…

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3 x Ultrasound Wellbeing Scans Special Offer £165

Friday 15th July 2022
Ultrasound scans & Wellbeing scans

This well-being ultrasound scan is usually carried at between 16- 40 weeks of pregnancy. Some obstetricians advise that this scan is offered…

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Numi Scan Franchise Opportunity

Wednesday 12th January 2022

Numi Scan Franchise Opportunity Numi Scan are now offering business minded people the opportunity to own their own Numi Scan clinic. If you are a qualified Sonographer then you will no doubt be even more successful with your Numi Scan franchise. Our branding is unique amongst other…

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Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening Test (NIPT) Harmony Test £399

Saturday 27th November 2021

A More Accurate Screening Test for Down Syndrome A new, DNA-based technology Harmony is a DNA-based blood screening test that measures the risk of Down syndrome (trisomy 21) from as early as 10 weeks in pregnancy. When you…

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Gender Reveal Scan

Thursday 25th November 2021

Gender Reveal/Sexing Scan A gender reveal scan, also known as a sexing scan, can be performed from 16 weeks onwards during your pregnancy. Includes: Tell you the gender of your baby Have a sneak peek of your baby in 4D Listen to baby's heartbeat Basic…

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Super Star Baby Scan package at Numi Scan Stansted

Thursday 25th November 2021

Stansted 4D Scan Package Performed between 24 - 34 weeks Just £99 Normally £158.00 Our special 4D baby scan of baby in real-time 4D that can be performed between 24 weeks and 34 weeks of pregnancy. Includes: ✓ Super Star Baby 4D Scan - normally…

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What is an Early Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan?

Tuesday 23rd November 2021

An early pregnancy scan is usually performed shortly after finding out you are pregnant. This is usually 6 to 8 weeks after conception and the purpose of the…

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Ultrasound Wellbeing Scans £55

Friday 19th November 2021

Ultrasound scans Wellbeing scan This ultrasound scan is usually carried at between 16- 40 weeks of pregnancy. Some obstetricians advise that this scan is offered to all women. Others reserve such scans for those women who have had previous…

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Early Pregnancy Scans, Why have one?

Thursday 18th November 2021

In the UK you could be referred for an early pregnancy scan at your local Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit through your GP or Midwife. You may be referred for an early scan if you have pain, vaginal bleeding or spotting, or…

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5 Star Rated Experience at Numi Scan

Sunday 14th November 2021

Our Reassurance Scan offers early pregnancy reassurance to ladies from as little as 7 weeks (based on your LMP). Each of our early pregnancy scans come complete with a wellbeing report Scan Includes: Confirmation of an…

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Ultrasound Scans at Numi Scan Stansted

Sunday 14th November 2021

Private Ultrasound Clinic Offering the very best patient care.... Numi Scan Stansted, offer a variety of baby scanning packages to suit all stages of your pregnancy. Whether you're looking for a wellbeing scan, reassurance scan or a 4D scan, you can expect a 5 star service! Our scan packages are…

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Getting Ready For Christmas

Friday 12th November 2021

We are getting ready for the Christmas rush at Numi Scan! If previous years are anything to go by we will fill up quickly, particularly with early pregnancy scans. Expectant mothers getting excited about sharing their exciting news that they are expecting a baby on the…

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Numi Scan Franchise Opportunity

Saturday 16th October 2021

Numi Scan is about to open our first franchise in North London. Very exciting! You could be offering: Early pregnancy scans Gender reveal scans 4D scans & more..... Please contact us on 01279797790 at our Stansted clinic if you would like to know…

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Presentation Scan - £69

Wednesday 13th October 2021

FROM 26 TO 40 WEEKS This is a traditional 2D scan that can be conducted between 26-40 weeks of your pregnancy. The presentation scan focuses on the position of your unborn baby and allows us to assess growth measurements and to check if the placenta is clear of…

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Well-being scans

Wednesday 13th October 2021

Our well-being scan forms the first part of any of our packages from 16 weeks plus. It focuses on the development of your unborn baby and allows us to check growth measurements, fetal movement, weight calculations, establish placenta position, amniotic fluid volume, provide an…

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Slickest clinic in Essex/Hertfordshire with outstanding 5 star reviews

Wednesday 13th October 2021

We are 4 years old now and we still continue to be the slickest clinic in Essex with outstanding 5 star reviews. We offer early pregnancy, gender, well-being, 4D ultrasound scans as well as vascular screening. We are opening in North London soon where we…

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GESTATIONAL DIABETES IN PREGNANCY

Sunday 10th October 2021

WHAT IS GESTATIONAL DIABETES? Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that you develop when you're pregnant and is when your blood sugar…

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STUDY FINDS ANTIBODIES IN BREAST MILK REMAIN FOR 10 MONTHS AFTER COVID INFECTION

Sunday 10th October 2021

New data suggests breastfeeding women who have been infected with Covid-19 continue to secrete virus-neutralising antibodies into their milk for up to 10 months. Besides emphasising the important role breastfeeding could play…

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Baby loss awareness week 2021 - Introduction to Numi Scan North London’s Franchise.

Sunday 10th October 2021

Baby loss awareness week 2021 - Introduction to Numi Scan North London's Franchise. Wave of light 2021 Okay, a little about me. I am the director of the Numi Scan North London Franchise. This is my first blog. So, please bear with! I never…

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Early Pregnancy Scan £79 plus FREE 2nd Scan

Saturday 9th October 2021

Early Pregnancy Scan £79 plus FREE 2nd Scan Appointments Available 7 Days a Week 👶Confirms Pregnancy 👶Visualise Baby's Heartbeat 👶Date Pregnancy 👶Well-being Report 👶Check For Single Or Multiple Pregnancy 👶4D Peek www.numiscan.co.uk 01279797790 Stansted clinic & 020 3897 9839 North London clinic No:1…

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4D Super Star Baby Scan reduced to just £99

Friday 8th October 2021

Even at 34 weeks we are able to get fantastic images if baby helps a little:) 4D Super Star Baby Scan reduced to just £99 BOOK NOW! www.numiscan.co.uk 01279797790

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AAA Screening £75

Friday 8th October 2021

Numi Scan offer AAA screening without referral. Abdominal aneurysm's are hereditary, it is advisable to be screened if a family member has previously had…

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Harmony NIPT Screening £399

Monday 4th October 2021

Harmony Screening £399 A More Accurate Screening Test for Down Syndrome At a glance: ✓ Most accurate non-invasive screening for 3 most common anomalies ✓ Most accurate non-invasive test for gender…

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Polyhydramnios

Monday 4th October 2021

Do you feel your bump is a little on the large side? Come to Numi Scan for a well-being scan to see…

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Numi Scan - North London Grand Opening Give Away

Monday 4th October 2021

Numi Scan - North London · Grand Opening Give Away! To celebrate our grand opening we are giving away a range of free scans and discounts to use…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Test to Release for international travel

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Test to Release for international travel How the scheme works (From Dec 15th) The Test to Release for International Travel scheme is for people who…

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Autumn Lockdown

Saturday 31st October 2020

During the autumn lockdown the primary reason to attend our clinic must be for the well-being of your unborn baby, gender & 4D images are secondary. Numi Scan are able to offer our…

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covid-19 Testing Available at Numi Scan

Thursday 14th May 2020

Numi Scan are now offering Covid-19 PCR swab tests £150 (sensitivity is 100%, specificity is 100%) and IgG Abbott Antibody tests £75 (sensitivity is 97.5%, specificity is 100%)…

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Limited Services Due To Covid-19

Friday 27th March 2020

Due to the Coronavirus we are only able to offer early pregnancy & well-being scans. The well-being scan would cover gender too if required. We will continue to offer our full range of vascular screening. We will inform you when our service resumes to normality as and when we…

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Early Pregnancy Scan £79 plus FREE 2nd Scan

Friday 27th March 2020

Early Pregnancy Scan £79 plus FREE 2nd Scan Appointments Available 7 Days a Week 👶Confirms Pregnancy 👶Visualise Baby's Heartbeat 👶Date Pregnancy 👶Well-being Report 👶Check For Single Or Multiple Pregnancy 👶4D Peek www.numiscan.co.uk 01279797790 No:1 for Early Pregnancy Reassurance Scans

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Well-being appointments reveal gender too! £55

Friday 27th March 2020

Well-Being Scan- £55 From 16 to 40 Weeks Includes 2D Scan Well-being Report Our well-being scan forms the first part of any of our packages from 16 weeks plus. It focuses on the development of your unborn baby and allows us to check growth measurements, fetal movement, weight calculations,…

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Coronavirus – Covid 19

Tuesday 17th March 2020

Dear Patient, I know these are worrying times. I'm writing to you as a Numi Scan patient to say that we are increasing our cleaning schedule to help keep our patient's healthy. We have such an important role…

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5 Star review

Wednesday 29th January 2020

A perfect review from some regular patient's of Numi Scan. S A R  17 hours ago I've used numi scan throughout my whole pregnancy, at times when I needed reassurance, gender reveal and to see the…

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5 Star review

Wednesday 29th January 2020

Louise Wicks 1 review 4 months ago- I've been to see Nathan on multiple occasions for reassurance during my pregnancy. I cannot recommend Nathan and what he does enough! Throughout my journey these scans have brought me such reassurance and relief through periods of when I needed it…

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5 Star review

Wednesday 29th January 2020

Mitchell Oakley reviewed Numi Scan - 5 star 10 July 2018 · Just come home from Numi Scan. We had such a great experience! Nathan is such a nice man and makes it very comfortable. The room my partner was scanned in was lovely and you can't fault the…

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5 Star review

Wednesday 29th January 2020

Shelby Collins reviewed Numi Scan - 5 star 6 October 2018 · We first went to Numi Scan back in April for a reassurance scan. It was such a lovely and relaxing environment that we decided to…

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5 Star review

Wednesday 29th January 2020

Chris Bedwell recommends Numi Scan. 3 November 2019 · There are not enough words to say how amazing this place is. Nathan is not only one of the nicest people you will ever meet, but the service he provides is outstanding. The clinic is welcoming and the…

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Atrial Fibrillation

Tuesday 13th November 2018

Atrial fibrillation is a heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate. A normal heart rate should be regular and between 60 and 100 beats a minute when…

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Well-being Scan

Wednesday 24th January 2018

If you find your unborn baby has reduced movement, particularly in the 3rd trimester, Numi Scan can complete a well-being scan that focuses on the development of your unborn baby. During this examination we can assess the umbilical artery blood flow to ensure the artery is supplying…

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Group B Streptococcus

Thursday 11th January 2018

Testing for Group B Streptococcus Group B Streptococcus is the most common cause of life-threatening infections in newborn babies in the UK.This kit contains everything you need to…

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Vascular Screening MOT

Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Vascular MOTSpecial Offer £299 (originally £384)AAA This scan is used to detect abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA's) and also for the monitoring and follow-up assessment of an aortic dilation. Aortic Aneurysm Screening…

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How to have an easier labour

Friday 1st December 2017

The best natural aids for childbirth Writing a birth plan is one of the best ways to mentally prepare for your baby's arrival. Putting…

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How to cope when you’re overdue

Friday 1st December 2017

It it's been 40 weeks but it appears baby is yet to get the memo, Becky Dickinson offers advice on how to cope when you're overdue Congratulations! You have carried a baby for nine long months. But whether or not you…

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Pregnancy: are you gaining the right amount of weight?

Friday 1st December 2017

A recent study has found that not gaining a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy puts mothers and babies at an increased probability of various health risks. Research concluded that 75% of women do not gain a healthy amount…

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Is it normal to feel anxious about being pregnant?

Friday 1st December 2017

Feeling anxious during pregnancy Pregnancy can be overwhelming to the point that after wanting a baby for so long, getting a positive test can quickly turn into stress and anxiety. After the initial period of…

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Stretch marks - Can they be avoided?

Friday 1st December 2017

Are stretch marks inevitable in pregnancy or can you save your skin? If you don't know much about pregnancy before you are expecting a baby,…

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Ovulation

Sunday 19th November 2017

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO CONCEIVE? Understanding your menstrual cycle and the date that you are likely to be ovulating can increase your chances of conceiving. Ovulation usually happens around two weeks before your period starts1, and you are…

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Home Pregnancy Tests

Sunday 19th November 2017

HOME PREGNANCY TESTS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW While headaches, nausea, and a missed period can be symptoms of early pregnancy, the only way to confirm it is to take a home pregnancy test. Find out when and how to carry out the test for…

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How To Recognise Signs Of Labour

Wednesday 16th August 2017

You've been anticipating childbirth for the last nine months, so of course you're anxious to be able to tell when the big moment is arriving. How will you know when…

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10 Ways To Get Better Sleep

Wednesday 16th August 2017

You're so tired, and all you want is a restful night of sleep. So what's stopping you? Skip the late-night snacks We know baby's hungry, but seriously, don't consume anything—we're talking about food and drink—less than two hours before bedtime. "There's the likelihood that…

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Pregnancy trends to look out for this year

Wednesday 16th August 2017

Exercising until the end More women are not slowing down when it comes to exercising while they are pregnant. Tone up for a fit and healthy pregnancy with these 5 exercises. Midwives are more…

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Pain Relief During Labour

Thursday 13th July 2017

Giving birth is a unique experience and it's impossible to predict how you will feel physically. Some level of discomfort is…

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Birthing Positions

Monday 17th April 2017

It's natural to feel nervous about giving birth. Understanding your options and the benefits of different birth positions can help you feel…

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1-4 Weeks Pregnant

Sunday 16th April 2017

Although you may not even know you're pregnant, by week 4 your body is already going through some significant changes. Learn when your baby's genetic make-up becomes set and how your placenta will soon begin to form to support them, along with nutrition tips for…

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) In Pregnancy

Sunday 12th March 2017

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious condition where a blood clot develops, often in the deep veins of the legs but occasionally in the pelvis. It can be fatal if the clot dislodges and travels to the…

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

Sunday 12th March 2017

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening is a way of detecting a dangerous swelling (aneurysm) of the aorta - the main blood vessel that runs from the heart, down through the abdomen to the rest of the body. This swelling is far more common in men aged over…

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Stroke & Carotid Artery Disease

Sunday 12th March 2017

Carotid artery disease is a common cause of stroke. What is carotid artery disease? The carotid arteries supply oxygenated blood to the large front part of the brain. This part of the brain controls thought, speech and personality as well as our sensory…

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Weight Gain In Pregnancy

Thursday 9th March 2017

Weight gain is a normal and natural part of a healthy pregnancy. Learn how much weight you should gain depending on your BMI, how to gain weight safely,…

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Vitamins & Supplements For Conception

Sunday 26th February 2017

Maintaining a healthy, balanced diet before conception and during pregnancy will help to supply adequate nutrition to your growing baby. Taking supplements…

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What To Eat To Conceive

Saturday 25th February 2017

From eating a nutrient-rich diet to taking key nutrients in the form of supplements, what you eat can play an important role in increasing your potential to conceive. Discover the benefits of a balanced diet for both…

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Foods To Avoid When Trying To Conceive

Friday 24th February 2017

Nutrition and lifestyle choices can influence your chances of conceiving and your baby's development once you do become pregnant. In fact, nutrition at this critical stage can also have an impact…

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Learning Language In The Womb

Tuesday 21st February 2017

When babies begin to hear the world around them, the most important sound they'll discover is their mother's voice. This familiar noise will calm and soothe them and lays the foundation for their social and…

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40 Weeks Pregnant

Thursday 16th February 2017

By the time you're 40 weeks pregnant, your baby is fully developed and ready for birth. Their nutrition will then be reliant on your own diet via your breast milk, so it's important to maintain the healthy eating habits that have been beneficial throughout pregnancy. Learn…

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Early Signs of Pregnancy

Wednesday 15th February 2017

Understanding the early signs of pregnancy Maybe your period's late or your boobs are sore - whatever the signs, you really think you might be pregnant. So what do…

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7 Weeks Pregnant

Tuesday 14th February 2017

During week 7, your baby's arm buds are emerging and flat, paddle-like hands are forming. Iodine supports your baby's growth at this time. Discover…

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Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Monday 13th February 2017

Folic acid supports your baby's earliest development, making it a key nutrient for your first trimester of pregnancy. Learn what it does, how much is recommended,…

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Exercises to Avoid During Pregnancy

Sunday 5th February 2017

If your pregnancy is straightforward and your doctor or midwife has given you the go-ahead, you can carry on exercising and even start a new routine. Studies now show that it is, in fact, highly beneficial for expectant mums to…

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Pelvic Floor Exercises in Pregnancy

Sunday 5th February 2017

Your pelvic floor has an important role to play during pregnancy, birth and post-birth. A strong pelvic floor can support your baby and your bladder…

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Pregnancy Exercises: Benefits, Facts & Stats

Saturday 4th February 2017

The benefits of exercise during pregnancy are well documented. Numerous studies demonstrate a positive effect on both an expectant mum's health and her baby's health - to the extent that women are now being encouraged to get Active for 2. Pregnancy exercise does much more than improve a…

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Exercising Safely During Pregnancy

Saturday 4th February 2017

Research shows that exercise in pregnancy can be incredibly beneficial to both you and your baby - yet information on what's safe and what's not can be confusing and outdated. Experts now agree that if…

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26 Weeks Pregnant

Saturday 4th February 2017

In your 26th week of pregnancy, your baby is entering a stage of significant physical growth and brain development. Your balanced diet should include good sources of…

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13 Weeks Pregnant

Saturday 4th February 2017

By the time you're 13 weeks pregnant, your baby is growing rapidly and is quite active, although their movement is still…

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8 Weeks Pregnant?

Friday 3rd February 2017

During week 8, your baby's facial features are becoming more defined. Less excitingly, morning sickness may be reaching its peak around now. We hope the following suggestions provide at least a little relief. When you can tolerate food, be sure to include some rich sources of zinc on your plate.…

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Food 'Does & Don'ts'

Friday 20th January 2017

During pregnancy it's important to pay special attention to your diet and avoid anything that may carry the risk of food poisoning. It's normal to experience changes in your…

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Cravings

Friday 20th January 2017

Cravings are common during pregnancy, and can range from the stereotypical pickles to more unusual non-food substances. Learn about the possible causes of cravings and how to indulge them safely without affecting the…

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A healthy pregnancy diet

Friday 20th January 2017

During pregnancy, your baby relies on you for their nutritional intake. Eating a well balanced diet will provide the wide range of nutrients they need for healthy development now, and help to set the…

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