15 Ways to Get Ready for Your Baby’s Arrival

Window to the Womb Preparing For Your Baby

It’s nearly time to meet your baby. Here are our tips to get ready for the newest member of your family. Write a Birth Plan If you haven’t already, it’s a good idea to prepare some notes that tell your midwife what kind of birth you’d like. Write down the type of pain relief you want, whether you’d like delayed … Read More

Summer Drinks to Enjoy During Pregnancy

Window to the Womb Summer Drinks to Enjoy During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and have a summer of celebrations and weddings to attend, you might have to miss out on the bubbly but there are some delicious thirst-quenching, non-alcoholic alternatives that are a bit more exciting than water or orange juice! Why not try some of our suggestions? Virgin Mary Mocktail The classic cocktail minus the vodka A Virgin Mary … Read More

3D & 4D Ultrasound Scans – How Do They Work?

Window to the Womb How Do Ultrasounds Work?

3D scans and 4D scans are quickly becoming a ‘must have’ part of any pregnancy. The opportunity to meet and bond with the unborn baby (or babies!) is a truly wonderful experience and gives the chance for mum and dad to take a peek into baby’s world and also allows the wider family to share the excitement and joy of … Read More

Guide to the Third Trimester of Pregnancy

Window to the Womb Guide to Third Trimester

It may feel as if there’s no way your belly can get any bigger, but there’s no doubt about it – it will get bigger over the course of the third trimester of pregnancy. A lot bigger. Here’s what to expect from your body and your rapidly-maturing baby in these final few weeks. Bones: As your baby transforms cartilage to … Read More

Guide to the Second Trimester of Pregnancy

Window to the Womb Guide to Second Trimester

Welcome to your second trimester – for many woman, the most comfortable of all three. With the arrival of this milestone, you’ll experience some welcome changes. Most early pregnancy symptoms will ease up or even disappear. You’ll likely feel less queasy, your energy levels should be picking up and your breasts will still be bigger but feel a whole lot … Read More

Guide to the First Trimester of Pregnancy

Window to the Womb Guide to First Trimester

You might not look pregnant but it’s very likely that you feel it! That is due to the surge of pregnancy hormones getting your body ready to host baby for the next nine months. You could be in line for a few aches and pains, from fatigue to flatulence. We know you might be less than thrilled with some of … Read More

A Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy

Window to the Womb A Dads Guide to Pregnancy

That’s not to say it won’t be an emotional, stressful time for you, or that your feelings are invalid. You might go through an array of reactions to the situation, especially if this pregnancy wasn’t in your plans to begin with. That’s perfectly normal. But it at all possible, don’t very your negative thoughts and feelings to your partner. You … Read More

Pampering Yourself During Pregnancy

Window to the Womb Pampering Yourself During Pregnancy

Feet Swollen ankles and feet are a common side effect of pregnancy so a foot massage is the perfect way to ease away the strains of carrying around that extra weight.By the third trimester many mums-to-be can’t even see their feet so a pedicure is practical aswell as enjoyable. Facials Facials are a surprisingly good way to relax and if … Read More