VERNIX – WASH IT OFF OR RUB IT IN?

There are some elements of childbirth that movie producers decided weren’t “nice” enough for the big screen…vernix is one of those things. For this reason, many of us are used to seeing newborn babies handed to their doting mother and father...

TRIMESTER THREE – TESTS AND SCANS

You’re nearly there in terms of birthing your baby…but in terms of tests, there’s still more to consider during your third trimester. Here’s what you can expect. GLUCOSE TOLERENCE TEST (GTT) During weeks 24-28 of pregnancy,┬ásome women may...

TRIMESTER TWO – TESTS AND SCANS

You’ve past the most risky period and are now into your second trimester – the one that’s usually the most enjoyable since any sickness should have subsided and your belly isn’t too stretched! Still, there are more tests and scans to consider...