My 33-hour labour

At 6am on a Saturday, I woke up to the first period-like pain I’d felt in 10 months. I was hardly sleeping anyway, due to being so huge... READ MORE

Hands on or off the bump?

When you’re pregnant for the first time, feeling your baby kick is, in the beginning, a bit confusing... READ MORE

Immunisation during pregnancy protects babies

Getting immunised during pregnancy can protect babies from some serious diseases.... READ MORE

Preparing for a new baby

Sometimes during your pregnancy you may not have the energy, but you won’t regret it if you take a tip from the Boy Scouts and BE PREPARED... READ MORE

Feeding the bump

AUT’s Human Potential Centre has recently made recommendations to the Ministry of Health updating New Zealand’s dietary guidelines. Co-author of these recommendations, nutritionist Cliff Harvey, gives us the latest view on how best to eat for two... READ MORE

Folic acid

It’s vital to understand the importance of regular folic acid intake both before and during pregnancy... READ MORE