15 of the Weirdest Pregnancy Myths

Window to the Womb Pregnancy Myths

First babies are always late “Ah – it’s your first baby – it’s bound to arrive late.”Is it? There’s no evidence to back this up. Babies arrive when they are ready. For every mum who tells you their first baby arrived late, you’ll find another whose baby arrived early or on their due date. Heartburn is a sign of a … Read More

Pregnancy – THEN vs NOW

Window to the Womb Pregnancy Then & Now

Take our own mums’ experience, for example, which couldn’t be more different. She had groovier (and roomier) ‘frocks’ to wear and almost no one batted an eyelid if she supped a glass of Guinness. Pee in a cup and wait Back in the day, our mums would pop along to their GP, pee in a cup and then have to … Read More

Your Baby Changing Checklist

Window to the Womb Baby Changing Essentials

With an average of 8-10 nappy changes a day in the early weeks, you’re going to spend a lot of time at your baby’s changing station – so it’s a good idea to get everything you need ready in advance. Here’s a lowdown on what to buy and why. Changing Mat – Runny poo + wriggly baby = messy job! … Read More

15 Things to Do When You’re Waiting for Baby to Arrive

Window to the Womb 15 Things to do while waiting for baby

Waiting for your lovely little one to arrive? The last few weeks of pregnancy can feel tortuously long. Pass the time with some practical pre-baby prep – and make the most of your final days of (relative) freedom. Stock up on bananas, drinks and Netflix box sets for when junior has a growth spurt and you’re on the sofa for … Read More

Leah’s 4D Baby Scan Doncaster

Leah 4D Scan Window to the Womb Doncaster Family Image

My partner and I visited Window to the Womb Doncaster on Saturday 11th February with our families – everyone was so excited to find out whether we were Team Pink or Team Blue! We chose the Sneak a Peek sexing scan package. Approaching the studio, we entered a country park hosting the 20th century, picturesque St. Catherine’s Hospital. The studio … Read More

Amy Childs 4D Baby Scan Essex

Amy Childs Baby Scan Window to the Womb Essex

Last week our wonderful team in Witham, Essex were proud to welcome Amy Childs and her partner Bradley Wright for a private 4D Baby Scan. Amy has enjoyed the spotlight since 2010 when she first appeared in ITV2’s reality TV show The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE!) Amy’s extremely likeable personality was an instant hit and she left TOWIE in … Read More

10 Expectations of Pregnancy vs Reality

Window to the Womb Reality v Expectations

The expectation: You’ll get a sudden desire for pickled gherkins in the middle of the night, which your partner will find sweet and hilarious. The reality: He won’t think it’s remotely funny at 2am. Meanwhile, you’re downstairs carrying out a forensic search for salt and vinegar crisps/chocolate/fizzy drinks/ice and getting more furious by the minute. The expectation: Fluttery, magical reminders … Read More

10 Tips to Keep Your Baby Bump a Secret

Window to the Womb Keeping Your Bump a Secret

Cover Your Maternity Appointments In those early days, you will visit your doctor, your midwife and your all important first scan – so you’re going to need a pretty good excuse to take time off work. The dentist is a great idea. A pretend dodgy tooth provides you with multiple appointments, the right amount of time and the perfect cover … Read More

Choosing Your Perfect Birth Partner

Window to the Womb Choosing Your Birth Partner

There has been some new research showing that more men than ever are now in the delivery room but some dads still prefer to stay away. If your partner doesn’t want to be there, then don’t force them as it will upset you both. Also, you may not be keen to have him there and prefer to ask your best … Read More

Smart Ways to Prepare for the Birth of Your Baby

Window to the Womb Preparing For Birth

Make sure you talk to your partner about how they can help you during labour and what you’ll need from the during the newborn period. If you have different expectations, it can cause big conflicts so try and get things resolved before your baby arrives. Extra help is essential in those first weeks. If you’re lucky enough to have a … Read More