Take your pick from seven products to help you take care of your changing skin while you’re pregnant
Besides thatglow, a common symptom of pregnancy is acne, AKA ‘bacne’. Named to represent acne coming back in adulthood, bacne affects more than one out of two women during their first trimester of pregnancy. This is due to a surge in hormones. The good news is, pregnancy acne is temporary and usually goes away after childbirth, when hormones return to normal.
In the meantime, using oil-free, alcohol-free facial cleansers to replace your usual routine might just help. Check out these alternatives to choose the right product for you. And with not a paraben in sight!
Not just a tasty source of vitamins B12 and D, omega-3 fatty acids and protein, a recent study has also found that it could prevent asthma in unborn babies! (Click here to read it.) We’re loving this superfood more and more.
This is an absolute must-read for all stages of pregnancy
We feel for you, we really do. Since your pregnancy, the ligaments in your body have automatically softened and stretched to prepare you for labour. This can put a terrible strain on your lower back and pelvis, causing backache. But there’s hope! Read on to find out what you can do to protect your back.
The trick is, everything in moderation – emphasis on ‘moderation’ not‘everything’…
We totally understand that you could murder a pack of chocolate biccies. And yes, you could eat a horse. But needing to ‘eat enough for two’ is one of the biggest pregnancy myths ever. (Click here andhere to see more pregnancy myths.) Did you know, you only actually need an additional 300 calories during your second trimester and an additional 500 calories in your final trimester?