Had you going for a minute there, didn’t we?
Yes, Secret Saviours are officially ‘Page Three Stunners’! We couldn’t contain our excitement at our headquarters over the weekend when we discovered an article on our fabulous products in page three of the Daily Mail.
LOVING this blogger, LOVING this recipe!
We love our food here at Secret Saviours, but we’re also partial to a good blog, and Sarah Barnes’ is fab!
Sarah’s blog Taming Twins started out as somewhere for her to vent her parental frustrations and has taken off to become one of the most Tweeted, Pinned, Facebooked foodie blogs around.
Check out this tasty recipe from the straight-talking blogger, where the lead character is quinoa – more than just a faddy ingredient, it tastes amazing, too.
Get your eyes on these new page-turners
There’s nothing like a good book to help put your mind at ease about pregnancy. Whether this is your first or your fifth, you’ll be thankful you heard about these new pregnancy books.
Read our previous lists? You ain’t heard nothin’ yet!
20. Maternity leave. Err – hello!!!
Time off to kick your feet up, hang out with The Bump and plan the nursery? AND get paid for it? Oh yes; life is good.
How To Prevent Stretch Marks From the sublime to the ridiculous, you've heard all the claims. But Secret Saviours are here to give you the definitive guide to stretch mark prevention: protection with clinically proven products; targeted exercising; and healthy eating ...
16 Awesome Maternity Bras And the odd bra extender… Sexy Embrace your inner tigress in this line-up. We’re loving this “beetroot purple” number by Heidi Klum Intimatesfrom figleaves.com (£38). Made with delicate stretch lace, it’s fitted with a nursing clip....
Pregnancy Constipation Put a stop to this common pregnancy ailment once and for all! Constipation occurs for a few reasons. Namely, hormones, plus taking various supplements. Your now busy uterus will also put pressure on your rectum, which can also...
Bump Photo Shoot What better way to mark this momentous occasion in your life than to capture it in perfect print? As well as giving you the perfect excuse to indulge in your favourite foods – excessively – pregnancy is a...
The Best Anti Stretch Mark Cream Credit where credit's due With some great editorial in the press (including the Daily Mail and Evoke.ie) and wonderful coverage in blogs from women who've purchased our products, we’re loving helping pregnant women around the world prevent...
Find the bag for you Totes Amazeballs! We la-la-la-LOVE Storksak’s leather Lucinda tote (£175). The beautiful teal colour helps and it doesn’t even look like a traditional baby changing bag. It includes four inner elasticated storage pockets, an in-built...
When it comes to this common issue, there are solutions Did you know that 80% of new mums mention feeling especially low following the birth of a child? Most of these women experience this due to a combination of being...
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Summertime and the drinkin’ is easy
With this unusual heatwave we’re enjoying in the UK, you must be absolutely parched. We certainly are! That’s why we’re sharing this gorgeous drink recipe from Candace Braun Davison at delish.com.
You’re not travel-ready until you’ve gone through this list
Summer is finally here! You’ve booked your flight, now make sure you’re truly ready to travel with everything you’ll need for your pregnancy holiday.
For iPhones and Androids
We love an app these days, but how do you pick the right one for your pregnancy? Easy! Let us help! We’ve rounded up some of our favourite pregnancy apps that you can download today. Covering everything from the progress of your baby to nutritional advice for you, you’re sure to find the best app to meet your needs.
It’s this season’s hottest superfood
The Secret Saviours team loves to get in the garden and pick fresh ingredients for a meal every now and again. Beans are in season right now so there’s no time like the present to indulge in this pregnancy superfood. This week’s recipe is courtesy of The Independent’s Julia Platt Leonard.
If you already have our Anti Stretch Mark Pack, it might be time for a top-up!
By now, you’ve probably fallen in love with your pack. But if your Day Gel is running low, don’t forget you can get a refill any time.
It’s the perfect way to quench your pregnancy thirst this summer
We’re loving this alcohol-free summer drink recipe by Kate Merker at Real Simple. Serve it at your barbecue; take it to the park. Wherever you enjoy this tasty beverage, it's sure to keep you hydrated and super-chilled.
Will it be Murray or Federer? Watson or Williams? Who cares! Let’s eat cheesecake!
What better way to enjoy the Wimbledon Tennis Championships than with the classic strawberries and cream? We’re loving this ever-so-slightly indulgent cheesecake recipe by senior food editor for BBC Good Food Cassie Best.
Say ‘no!’ to baby brain!
Busy? Stressed? Sleep deprived? It’s enough to make anyone forgetful, whether you’re pregnant or not! But if this is something you’re really struggling with, you’ll be pleased to know there are things you can do to help!
Celebrate National Picnic Week with this quick and classic recipe
As it’s National Picnic Week this week (raining evidence to the contrary!), we thought we’d share this classic recipe from Good Housekeeping to mark the occasion. And if it doesn’t stop raining, there’s no rule against having picnics in bed.
Take your pick from seven products to help you take care of your changing skin while you’re pregnant
Besides that glow, 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...
Ring in the new month with this low-calorie dish
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.
Whether it’s around the corner or a plane ride away, London is the perfect playground of activity
If you’re in your first, second or third trimester, you’re sure to enjoy these day trip ideas in and around London.
Try something ‘meaningful’ this week…
Including the all-important iron, this tasty, spring-ready recipe from food blog Meaningful Eats is sure to get your healthy juices flowing. Click here to check out more healthy smoothie recipes on Erin's blog.
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 and here 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?
And how to get more!
During your early visits with the midwife, you may have heard the word anaemia come up once or twice. Not to get too scientific, but this is a term for a deficiency in the number of red blood cells, which most commonly results in feeling tired.
It’s all about the beans
In line with the superfoods theme of the week, the main attraction here is the bean. Full of nutrients for you and your baby, beans are the perfect centrepiece for your dish. This one is from Real Simple.
They're free, they'll prepare your body for pregnancy and labour and they're created by an actual fitness trainer. What's not to love?!
You've hit the jackpot! We've got some amazing exercise films to help you keep fit in the comfort of your own home.
This House & Garden recipe’s got us all hot under the collar!
When it comes to a tasty but healthy meal, it’s all about editing. Doing something as simple as replacing full fat vegetable oil with olive oil can make all the difference. This week, we’re indulging in our love of meat with this gorgeous recipe by House & Garden. To ‘pregnify’ it, try swapping the potatoes with sweet potatoes.
This week, we’re going fishing!
The hero of this recipe is smoked salmon which, according to the NHS, “is considered safe to eat in pregnancy”.
Its sidekick, lemon, is not to be sniffed at. This superfood works wonders on your body. It offers heartburn relief, aids in weight loss and hydrates. Click here for all the juicy facts.
Midwife? Doula? We’ll show you how to find what you’re looking for
If this is your first time at this particular rodeo and you’re feeling at a loss, you might be surprised to know that you can find your very own pregnancy guardian angel. You’ll have to pay them, but they’ll get the job done.
In honour of this special month, we’re giving you some great tips to stay stress-free!
That’s right! April is Stress Awareness Month. The month has been recognised in America since 1992. Usually, healthcare professionals throughout the US use the 30-day period to increase awareness on the common ailment.
How sweet are these little bunny bums?!
For this Easter special, we’re going for something a little sweeter. Now, while it might not be packed full of superfoods, it does contain one ingredient lauded to be beneficial during pregnancy: dark chocolate!
Feeling disconnected to your bump? Read on!
It’s not the end of the world if you reach behind the couch one day only to find a crumpled up shell of what used to be your first pregnancy scan. The same goes if a guy offers you a seat on the tube and you reckon it’s because he’s flirting with you, forgetting that you’re actually heavily pregnant.
But if you fancy some tips on how to bond with your bump, try these on for size.
We're loving this mouthwatering recipe from Cookie + Kate!
Pizza doesn't have to be avoided. And if you love kale, it could even be heaven on earth! This recipe from wholesome food blog Cookie + Kate ticks all the boxes when it comes to pregnancy nutrition.
Ring in the spring with this colourful dish!
They say variety is the spice of life, and it doesn’t get much spicier than this. This week’s #RecipeSaviour is courtesy of food blogger Ella, who launched Deliciously Ella after being diagnosed with Postural Tachycardia Syndrome and drastically changing her diet for the better.
Forget everything you think you know about this method of childbirth. This is the definitive explanation
Whether this is your first pregnancy or your fifth, when it comes to the decision on how to bring this child into the world, you always have a choice.