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August 11, 2016

There is a very real possibility you will begin to feel your little one moving for the first time, in the next few weeks! You may not recognise it at first, many women describe it as a fluttering feeling like butterflies in the stomach. Not to worry if you don’t feel anything, as it could be that your placenta is placed at the front of baby masking you from any movements. You may also be beginning to feel uncomfortable lying on your back. This is because in that position baby is pressing on your aorta and which cuts off the blood flow through your body. Baby’s hearing is developing and she will be beginning to hear your voice, so talk away to her; she will recognise your voice at birth. 

Awaiting the arrival of a baby is meant to be a happy time for couples. But what happens when things don't feel so rosy?

These two uncomfortable pregnancy side effects can make life miserable. We share some simple tips to avoid these symptoms, and if you are unlucky to be experiencing them, tips for relieving the pain.  

Pregnancy is a process that invites you to surrender to the unseen force behind all life.– Judy Ford


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