Weekly Guide

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Week 1

The first exciting week! Talk to your partner and discuss how having a baby is going to change your relationship, lives and importantly your bank balance! If this is your first child then talk to…

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Week 2

Finding out when you’re at your most fertile can help to maximize your chance of getting pregnant. If you have a 28-day menstrual cycle then you will normally ovulate between days 12 to 16. These…

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Week 3

This is when you’re at your most fertile and it’s the optimum time to conceive! There are two ways that your body tells you you’re ovulating – your temperature will rise slightly and your cervical…

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Week 4

Trying to conceive can be a stressful time for a couple. It can take all of the romance and spontaneity out of your love life. Make sure you talk about it with your partner and…

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Week 5

You're pregnant! Congratulations! The journey has officially begun! Do you feel pregnant at all? Your breasts can start to feel tender and your nipples might look a little different and have small raised spots on…

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Week 6

You are now six weeks pregnant! It’s time to make an appointment at your OB/GYN's surgery if you haven't already done so. They will make the referrals for your ultrasound scans. You’re probably feeling tired (and possibly irritable…

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Week 7

You're officially seven weeks pregnant! Did you know that eating ginger can help to ease the morning sickness? Not a bad excuse to have to keep cookies next to your bed! It can take a…

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Week 8

Make sure you are getting enough rest! Your body is working extremely hard at the moment so make sure to take some time to sit on the sofa and relax. Your breasts may have started…

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Week 9

Do your favorite jeans not fit anymore? Need an extra hole on your belt? Yep your waistline is growing! But it’s not the baby’s fault....yet! The fetus probably weighs around 4 grams so it’s probably…

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Week 10

You might have an appointment with your OB/GYN this week to discuss plans for antenatal care and the birth. They should also record your details including family history and guide you through the steps you…

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