When you think of pregnancy side effects, it’s usually the most common ones that come to mind, such as nausea, backaches, joint pain, morning sickness, sleep deprivation and the like. Aside from these symptoms, there are actually a whole lot more side effects you may not know about. 

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You could still feel your baby’s movements in your belly yesterday, but the next day you get severe bleeding and cramps, and suddenly everything becomes absolutely still and quiet. Then, you find out that you’ve just had a miscarriage. 

Losing your baby can be a devastating nightmare. While not many people like talking or even thinking about it, the statistics don’t lie — miscarriages happen more often than we think.

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Ah, the joys of pregnancy. Nothing beats that moment when you’re able to hear the first heartbeat and feel the fluttering kicks of your little baby growing healthily inside of your belly. 

From week 0 till week 40, have you ever wondered what else your baby is doing inside your womb? Certainly they must be doing something else besides floating in your womb and sleeping all day, right? 

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Having morning sickness during pregnancy is probably one of the worst symptoms ever! You feel nauseous and weak when it hits, and the tiniest of smells might trigger another retching episode where you’ll probably spend the better part of the hour on the bathroom floor, less if you’re lucky. So, is there anything you can do to prevent morning sickness?

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The spotlight may be on your wife while she’s pregnant with your baby, but remember: it takes two to tango. You might feel lost and want to leave everything up to her, but don’t forget that you’re equally responsible for her pregnancy. She might be feeling just as lost as you are, especially if it’s her first time carrying.

Don’t let her do all the hard work while you just watch anxiously from the sides. She might be feeling sensitive, scared, or lonely. Just be there for her. There is nothing more comforting than knowing that her partner has her back every step of the way.

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While your body is magically working to create a beautiful baby in nine months’ time, you will need a lot of essential vitamins and nutrients to make sure your little one(s) grow and develop healthily. But how much of what do you need in your pregnancy diet?

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Oedema (or in common terms, feet swelling during pregnancy) affects about three-quarters of pregnant women starting around week 22 to week 27 of pregnancy, and it will likely stick around until you give birth.

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For parents-to-be, expecting a baby is an exciting time, with the adventure of parenthood on the horizon. However, with the hormonal changes in her body, sometimes, life can get somewhat uncomfortable (and swollen!) for expectant mums.

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对初为人母者而言,宝宝即将呱呱坠地的那一刻的确令人期待且紧张。然而,随着孕妇体内的激素变化,女性在妊娠时期难免会感觉一些不适。

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While pregnant, your body temperature is naturally higher because of the heat generated by your baby and her metabolism. You may feel uncomfortable and tired, even more so when the weather is hot, but there are a few ways to alleviate the situation.

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