Congratulations on your pregnancy – pregnancy is the only time in life when you’ll fall in love with someone you haven’t met. You have just entered into a new chapter and this is the start of an incredible journey. The next nine months you will experience physical and mental changes – which is totally normal. Taking great care of yourself is the best thing you can do for yourself and your newborn baby.  Everything healthy that you do for your body helps your growing baby.

When you have found out that you are pregnant there are a lot of things you need to know and if this is your first child, you may feel overwhelmed by all of the things you need to know about having a baby, as there is a lot to learn. Sometimes just knowing where to start and which information you can trust can be a challenge. With so many different brands, makes and models to pick from, couple with clever marketing by the retailers it’s hard to know what products to buy for your baby-to-be.

Wondering how you’ll ever cope with the baby preparation, now’s the time to read up on everything that you need to know when it comes to baby preparation.

In this section, you’ll find tips on everything you need to know on how to prepare for your newborn baby, what is safe for both you and your baby as well as what are the lifestyle changes you might need to make to have a healthy pregnancy and baby.  You’ll find information on stages of pregnancy, how to overcome morning sickness, how to have a healthy pregnancy, ways to keep fit during pregnancy and learning about the mechanics of birth and the techniques that will help you with labour and delivery.

It’s often common for parents to be scared before and in the weeks after baby’s birth.  But by getting your home ready and working on your relationship with your partner, you can successfully prepare for a new baby.  Find out more about things to get (or not to get) for your baby and some ideas to inspire you as you get you started on your baby preparation journey.