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Keeping Fit & Healthy during Pregnancy

Lindaalbert_San

Pregnancy Week by Week Information Lock

During my pregnancy I have follow various resources to know the particular week Information.

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Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful things in every woman’s life. Though it is wonderful, you and your baby will undergo through ...

Crimson_Ribbons

weight gain *huge sigh* Lock

Currently pregnant with my first child (25 weeks) and the whole weight gain is getting me down. H...

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Congratulations on your pregnancies ladies If you are interested in reading a little more about pregnancy weight gain, take a look...

Snuffleupagus

Lunch help Lock

Hi ladies. I have a meeting to go to in a week and since the food they serve there is less than p...

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You might find some inspiration in the following article, which has some great pregnancy recipes and diet tips. Best of luck

PFD

Pregnancy Massage? Can anyone reccommend somewhere in Inner West Sydney? Lock

Hi All, Just started my second trimester and really need a massage. Can anyone reccomend somewher...

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Have you seen our Pregnancy Massage article?

tarz13

What to drink when nothing stays down Lock

Hi All, I am just over 9 weeks pregnant with my first and have had bad morning sickness (morning...

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I ended up going to the hospital on Friday night due to vomiting that much that all that was coming up was mouthfuls of blood. Fortu...

Rose1801

Gestational Diabetes... Rising BSL Lock

Im starting to feel really depressed and deflated every time i think im getting on top and stabli...

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There's detailed information in our gestational diabetes section, which you might like to have a look at.

pidgeon pair

Good pregnancy exercise dvds?? Lock

Hello, I'm wondering if anyone can recommenda good pregnancy exercise DVD? Mainly for toning. I'm...

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If you haven't already checked them out there are some great exercise tips and videos on the Huggies site Pregnancy exercise section...

HAPPYiFEEL

What is your daily meal plan during pregnancy? Lock

Hi girls, Im curious to know what everyone is eating, and how much you are eating!

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Don't forget to check out our Pregnancy recipes and diet guide for great ideas to keep eating healthily throughout your pregnancy!

Gypsycav

WAXING! I cant SEE! HELP Lock

Ive forever been a shaver, but now that i cant see, shaving is becomming alot harder than usual, ...

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haha yeah i been reading through them very interesting and slightly helpful. but ive made up my mind, ima give it ago, look good for...

Simbae

pregnancy water aerobics, yoga or pilates near clarkson WA Lock

hi all i need your help... i have been trying to find somewhere near clarkson in perth for either...

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Hi Simbae, my midwife gave me the details of some classes that were on at Kingsway Goodlife Health club - I know its a little furthe...

Traceychops

Pregnancy massage Lock

I live in Sydney's Inner west and am looking for an experienced massage therapist offering pregna...

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Hello, I'm wanting to know the same thing and hadn't found your post when I posted the same question just 1 day later. If I recieve ...

roxsygirl

horse riding in pregnancy? Lock

just wanted to know how many women still rode frequently during their pregnancies? i have a horse...

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i had been riding, endurance, dressage and eventing since i was a kid, the first thing i did when i moved for uni was find a place f...

Carol_Balmer

Circulation problems Lock

Hi, I'm 12 weeks pregnant and have Reynauds Syndrome (poor circulation to my hands and feet). Can...

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Emmapickering74

Constantly pulling that same muscle. Lock

I'm not sure if this is common or not during pregnancy, but ever since the start of my second tri...

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Hi, I have noticed that the same muscles have been getting really sore during this (3rd) pregnancy. I have one particular spot in m...

lamumma

Are simple things for you proving not so simple? Lock

Im 28 weeks (almost 29 now) and went to shave my legs last night in the shower.... wow.... what...

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I have an Ikea stool in the shower to shave my legs but I don't look where Im shaving just by running my razor down systematically.....

Heartburn Lock

I vote quick eze, have used them with all 3 pregnancies, heaps during the last as heartburn was t...

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hope you have found something by now that helps you. If not I found that dairy products make it worse for me. increasing my water in...

mum_new_to_melbourne

Pregnancy Yoga near Prahran? Lock

Hello All. I am 14 weeks pregnant and new to Melbourne, living in Prahran. Can anyone recommend ...

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There is a fantastic studio in Prahran called Angea yoga studio. They specialize in prenatal, mums and bubs and fertility yoga. They...

Sdhani

Substitute for prenatal Lock

I was wondering if there are any substitutes for prenatal tablets. Elevit does not suit me (cause...

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I gag even when I brush my teeth and sometimes throw up.... Just 10 weeks to go. Yippee I spoke to my GP and my OB and both said...

AC3B1F

Gestational Diabetes Lock

Hi I have just got my results from my glucose test, the reading is 5.2 and I have been told this...

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I had gestational the cut off point is 9 but once I went to the hospital they had a gestastional diabetes class and was given a mach...

xo-Amber-xo

Visiting the dentist while pregnant Lock

Hi everyone, I have just noticed that i have a hole in my tooth and that i need to visit a denti...

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I am a Dentist. My name is Dr. Bagga. I am in New Jersey providing best Affordable Dentist service. Send me a mail to me my email id...

Emzy112

Dieting During Pregnancy Lock

Hi ladies, I just wanted to see what you all thought. I am going to start a diet on Monday for 4...

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I am on Ditch The Diet, they teach you how to eat even when you are pregnant and help you with cravings etc, so cool, there are a fe...

S_Mathies

Swimming while pregnant Lock

Hi, My name is Stacey. I am 18 weeks pregnant tomorrow and I went swimming last night for some fi...

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Excellent:) Sooo good to know that, thank you to both of you:) First baby so I try not to but tend to worry myself over things more ...

MBW_Mommy

38 Weeks with a Flu Lock

Hi everyone I am 38 weeks and sit with a horrible flu. Worst is at night with a blocked nose and...

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I used to put eucalyptus oil on my chest to hel decongest. Or i'd put some on a tissue inside my pillow case. I don't know about s...

Mum-2-2-Babes

Salads? Lock

Hi Ladies I seem to be worrying about everything I'm eating this pregnancy, more so than with my...

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Ok thanks for that Dani! Im not eating any deli meats or soft cheese or anything like that, I would be too scared anyway! And subway...

Sab2012

Yoga Sydney CBD Lock

Hi All, I'm looking to start some yoga classes and am looking for a place that does classes for ...

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Congratulations! O well, I hope we find something sooner rather than later. In the meantime, I have been going on walk in the aftern...

Mummykane

Fitness classes or Yoga in West Auckland Lock

Hi, I am new to this forum and I am currently 12 weeks pregnant with twins so am hoping to start ...

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sarahlia080

Drinking too much milk during pregnancy Lock

I was told by a midwife drinking too much milk during pregnancy will make the baby's head larger ...

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Spoke to the dr he said to drink as much milk as I liked

27 weeks weight gain Lock

Hey, I think everyone is different with the gain weight gain thing. Some women retain more fluid ...

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You were small to begin with, with my DD1 I weighed 63 at 6 weeks pregnant and by 40 weeks I weighed 85kg. After bub was born I was ...

TaliMay

Amneo and flying??? Lock

Hi I'm due to have an amneo 13/8/12 I'll be 16wks. I'm then supposed to be flying overseas, twent...

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Thanks I just rang them and they dont know either

Newcastle Mum

Did you gain more weight or start showing sooner with your 2nd or 3rd pregnancy? Lock

I am 11 wks pregnant with my 3rd and already have a bump - around the size i was at 16wks with my...

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beaniebaby wrote: Hi all, my daughter is 4yrs old and im now 12weeks pregnant with my second, im feeling quite low, very tired and e...

Is it safe to eat home made ice cream? Lock

I would eat the icecream!! I would stay away from chinese (which makes me sick normally - MSG al...

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[quote post="3217811" name="declan&miasmummys ice cream machines go into heat treatment every night which means the mixture gets too...

Sushi when pregnant Lock

My understanding is that it is the rice part that is no go. Rice is actually one of the easiest ...

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I love sushi also, and have missed it since being pregnant. Yes the rice is the part to be most careful, as it can contract both ba...

parents2be

what is the best way to relieve a cold/sore throat during pregnancy? Lock

This is my first pregnancy and i am currently 14 weeks pregnant. i have sneezed non stop for 2 da...

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I had a really bad headcold at the start of my pregnancy, I found lemon and honey worked good and for my nose and breathing I had th...

Stella-Maree

Blobular Lock

Decided to brave the scales today, thought a little extra motivation in eating healthy and STARTI...

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I wouldn't worry too much unless your midwife tells you you've gained too much weight. In Oz, I think that they are more lax about i...

Helbo

Constant Leg Cramps - Is this normal? Lock

Hello, I am currently 33 weeks pregnant with my second baby and for the last few days have had a ...

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Thank you so much to all of you for your advice. Magnesium or Calcium, I will take them both as long as this cramping goes away!

Jdwayd

Gestational Diabetes - Will I get it 2nd time around? Lock

Hi Ladies. Just wondering if I had GD with my son will I get it with the is pregnancy, I'm not o...

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My friend had GD 1st pregancy, has been given all clear 2nd and she is over the moon. Her OB told her she was highly likely to have...

An Angels Gift <3

So tired & no motivation Lock

Im 11 weeks pregnant with baby #2 and im sooooo tired and unmotivated. Im not working which i thi...

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I would have to agree with 2littleBs its one of those things that you can't escape right at the beginning but normally the 2nd trime...

Crimson_Ribbons

relief for colds during pregnancy Lock

Once again.. I have a cold. I have always been one to get colds easily and usually it's codeine (...

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I asked my GP but everything he suggested didn't work, and I don't want to try anything too strong. I guess I'll just stick with flu...

AW07

Whooping Cough Lock

Hi everyone, just after some advice, a work mate has developed whooping cough. I'm 31 weeks preg...

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My Ds got whooping cough a couple months back they think vacination isnt working. I had whooping cough 4 yr ago and got it again whe...

SSDH

Dreaded winter colds, can we take anything? Lock

I am currently 27wks pregnant with bub #3. I have picked up a delightful bug, all 4 of us have go...

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eat a lot of garlic and onion. If you can stomach it eat some raw garlic like a capsule. my fav tea to make for colds is boiling w...