5 Common Pregnancy Discomforts You May Experience

Pregnancy isn’t always comfortable or easy! HARTMANN Direct walk us through common pregnancy discomforts and the suggestions that other mums have of alleviating them.      I.        Incontinence Surging hormones in early pregnancy affect the pelvic floor muscle. This is the muscle that is the floor of your abdomen. It runs from the front of your body by the pubic bone to the base of your spine. A strong pelvic floor muscle means you can control when you urinate and is {Read More}

5 Things to Consider Before You Travel During Your Pregnancy

Travelling while pregnant is becoming more and more popular, as expectant mothers take the opportunity to enjoy the time before their little one arrives. However, there are a few things you need to take into consideration while you make your holiday plans, so we’ve put together this handy list — you’ll be sorted in no time. Has your doctor cleared you to travel? Always see your GP before planning a trip during pregnancy. They’ll be able to identify any underlying {Read More}

37 Weeks Pregnant

Feeling good at 37 weeks.    ?? So my last few posts about pregnancy have been a little more negative than I’d perhaps have liked them to be but this week I’m going to stay positive!    I’m still having lots of Braxton hicks but I’m taking this in my stride as I know what’s to come and this isn’t painful, just makes me sit up a little straighter if anything; it’s all in the preparation isn’t it?!    I {Read More}

Pregnancy Update 34 Weeks

Okay, so I’m not quite sure how I managed to get to 34 weeks – it’s really snuck up on me! My second pregnancy definitely seems to be whizzing by a lot faster than the first one. I guess I’m just a lot more pre-occupied with having a toddler and work (and blogigng of course) and I’m not obsessing with apps and books about what I should be expecting to happen on an hour-to-hour a day-to-day basis. In fact, I {Read More}