Our Guide to a Vegetarian or Vegan Pregnancy

Vegetarian or Vegan Diet Pregnancy

When it comes to pregnancy, it’s key to eat the right things to ensure you and baby are happy and healthy. Pregnancy diets on the web have animal products as a staple part of the diet, but what if you’re vegetarian or vegan? We’ve put together a short guide to help you make the right vegetarian or vegan diet decisions. … Read More

Ultrasounds: Your Guide to NHS Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans

NHS Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan Guide

You will be offered NHS pregnancy ultrasound scans during early pregnancy between 8 to 14 weeks. However, you’ll only be offered additional scans if you’re experiencing problems, such as pain or vaginal bleeding. The second scan will also check baby’s development and is performed between 18 and 21 weeks. The scan may also show if you are expecting a baby girl … Read More

Morning Sickness and Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)

Morning Sickness

Morning sickness affects 70-80% of pregnant women at some point.  Morning sickness is a name for nausea caused by the pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) and it can also be known as nausea gravidarum, nausea/vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), emesis gravidarum, and pregnancy sickness. Nausea usually starts around 6 weeks of pregnancy (around two weeks after you miss your period) but may start as … Read More

Your Guide to Our ‘Bumpies’ App

Bumpies Pregnancy App

We wanted to give you the low-down on just what this app can do! Not only is the Bumpies pregnancy app great for looking at your beautiful baby scan pics, but you can also track every step of your baby bump growth with our amazing (yet easy) – baby bump tracker.  The Bumpies pregnancy app allows you to snap, save and share week … Read More

Let’s Talk About Postnatal Depression…

Maternal Mental Healh Awareness Week Window to the Womb

‘Postnatal’ or ‘Postpartum’ depression, is a form of depression which many parents can experience after having a pregnancy. 1 in 10 women experience Postnatal depression after birth and it can also effect men (about 1 in 25). POST: ‘After’ NATAL: ‘Birth’ POSTPARTUM: ‘After birth’ You may also seem terms such as ‘Perinatal,’ ‘Antenatal’ or ‘Prenatal’. These are different types of depression. PERI: ‘Around’ … Read More

Window to the Womb at the SEC Baby Show

SEC Baby Show Window to the Womb

The world of Window to the Womb revolves around our mums & their families – so you can imagine how exciting it was for our Glasgow team to take a trip to the SEC baby show! The show took place on the 27th – 29th April in Scotland – and it was the opportunity for families to take a stroll … Read More

Pregnancy Brain – Why Am I Being Forgetful?

Window to the Womb Pregnancy Brain

‘Where did I leave that?’ – Pregnancy brain affects most ladies – so don’t think you’re going crazy! Putting the milk in the cupboard and the cereal in the fridge? You’re not alone – about 80 percent of new mother’s report difficulties in remembering things that usually come naturally. So what is pregnancy brain? You may have had those moments of … Read More

Jacqueline Jossa Meets Baby in 4D Scan

jacqueline jossa pregnancy 4D scan window to the womb

Jacqueline Jossa at the NTA awards 2017 You will recognise her from your screens as Lauren Branning in Eastenders, but Jacqueline Jossa has begun one of the most magical real-life journeys – which we were lucky to be a part of. The beautiful actress and soon-to-be Mummy of two visited our Bexleyheath clinic for the third time; all to say … Read More

Kick Counts Blogger Sarah Visits Surrey Clinic

At 20 weeks pregnant we had a wonderful visit from Sarah at  our Surrey Clinic. She is a soon-to-be Mummy (again!) and blogger for Kicks Count.  If you haven’t heard of Kicks Count, it’s a brilliant website and fundraising team who work to ’empower mums-to-be with knowledge and confidence. Kicks Count aim to reduce the UK’s shockingly high stillbirth and neonatal … Read More