Pregnant at Christmas: Top 10 survival tips for socialising, festive foods and drinks whilst pregnant

Dec 21 2019

It’s tough to be pregnant at Christmas especially if you are a natural socialite. I asked veteran midwife and founder of My Expert Midwife, Lesley Gilchrist, to provide London Mums handy tips on how to cope and not get left out, when everyone around you is eating, drinking and not to mention partying heartily around you.

If you’re finding it hard to imagine festivities without a glass of Prosecco in one hand and a selection of tasty nibbles in the other – not to mention feeling tired at the thought of parties, late nights and visits to family and friends, these top 10  Survival Tips for socialising and eating and drinking when you are pregnant over the festive period will come in handy.

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Natural ways to improve your chance of conception

Oct 29 2019

It’s a big decision that a couple makes together when they decide they want to start trying for a baby – a decision that can go on to change their lives. While there are some things that you, as a couple, quite clearly need to be doing *ahem*, there are a number of natural ways that you can boost your chances of conceiving.

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Thinking positive during pregnancy? You could be helping your child’s ability in maths and science

Feb 08 2019

My 12 year son has always displayed a strong attitude for maths and science and I wondered where he got it from since I am not particularly scientifically orientated. Now I have might have an answer. A new study published by Frontiers in Psychology today has found that the attitude of a woman during pregnancy could have an effect on the child’s ability in maths and science. 

Using data from Bristol’s Children of the 90s study the research is one of a series from the University of Bristol, that examines a parental personality attribute known as the ‘locus of control’. This is a psychological measure of how much someone believes that they have control over the outcome of events in their life or whether external forces beyond their control dictates how life turns out. 

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