Stages

Everything you need to know about Stages of pregnacy

What The Experts WISH You Knew About Having A New Baby 

We’ve joined forces with some of the most respected voices in the UK parenting community to bring you the wisdom that exactly what the More

Best Books For New Mums: Birth, Babies, Sleep, Sex, Self-Care & Gin

We’ve created this list of best books for new mums to give you a little helping hand, trusted advice, expert tips, and a nappy load of humour to boot.

Maternity Fashion: 24 Picks From Isabella Oliver’s Spring Collection

Our favourite go-to maternity fashion label Isabella Oliver has launched its new spring collection, bursting with easy-wear pieces full of colour.

24 Winter Wonderland Pieces For Your Maternity Wardrobe

If you’re sporting a growing bump this season and are looking to update your wardrobe with stylish winter maternity fashion, check out our guide More

What Are The Warning Signs And Risk Factors Of Premature Birth?

A birth is considered premature if it occurs before the 37th week of pregnancy. There are three different categories of premature birth based on gestational age which each carry their own risks and individual needs for specific care.

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The 20-Week Ultrasound: What To Expect From The Anomaly Scan

We get many questions on the 20-week scan (especially from first-time parents), and what exactly this entails, so we wanted to offer you more information on this important mum-to-be milestone.

Parental Control, Ep 68: Midwife & Influencer Illy Morrison On Pregnancy Woes, Sleep Struggles And More

My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes midwife and influencer Illy Morrison to the show to discuss pregnancy woes and sleep. Getting a good night’s More

Can You Predict Your Baby’s Sex?

There are lots of theories that profess to predict your baby’s sex in the womb, but can you really trust anything other than science? Read on to find out. 

Dressing Your Bump: The Ultimate Capsule Wardrobe For Summer

We’re on hand to help you create a beautiful capsule summer wardrobe for pregnancy, in ten easy steps.

Parental Control, Ep 60: Bestselling Author Milli Hill On The Realities Of Giving Birth

My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes bestselling author Milli Hill to the show to celebrate the launch of the revised edition of The Positive Birth Book and to discuss the realities of giving birth.

9 Pretty-Everywhere Maternity Dresses For Your Summer Wardrobe

Shop everything from maxi dresses to midi-length maternity dresses and wrap styles for a flattering look during pregnancy and beyond.

Parental Control, Ep 58: Midwife Marley’s Nitty-Gritty Guide To Common Pregnancy Complaints

My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes Midwife Marley to the show to celebrate the launch of her new book: The modern bible for pregnancy, More

Parental Control, Ep 50: Pregnancy And What To Eat During Your First, Second And Third Trimester

A podcast with Leith’s trained chef Adam Shaw on foods to eat during pregnancy. Recipe inspiration for the first, second and third trimesters.

Why You Need A Pregnancy Pillow And Best Positions For Sleep

Having tried and tested a fair few products during each of our seven pregnancies, the My Baba team has one conclusion…

Top Tips on Throwing The Perfect Baby Shower

How To Throw The Perfect Baby Shower

All expectant mamas deserve to be made a fuss off. If you’ve been tasked with organising your best friend’s baby shower, there are lots of things to consider.

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Routine In The Womb: How To Recognise What’s Normal For Your Baby

June marks the fourth national awareness month for the thought-provoking campaign, Routine in The Womb.

My Baba’s ‘Best In Boutique’ Brands At The Baby Show

My Baba Editor Ellie Thompson picks her top ten ‘best in boutique’ brands at The Baby Show Live. If you’d like free tickets to The Baby Show Live, click here and register now!

Parental Control, Ep 30: Tommy’s On Miscarriage: Why Women Are Being Let Down By A Lack Of Support

My Baba editor Ellie Thompson is joined by Tommy’s to discuss their new campaign to demand more support for women following a miscarriage and why that support is so badly needed.

Growth Scans In Pregnancy: What Are They And Why Are They Performed?

A growth scan is an ultrasound scan that is normally performed in the third trimester of pregnancy and checks how well your baby is growing.

What To Expect From Pregnancy And Birth In Lockdown

Some important considerations for any expectant parent in light of the new lockdown restrictions to help you stay safe and stay well during your pregnancy and as you approach birth.

Join The Free Online Birth School For Parents To Be

Join moKee’s FREE online Birth School, helping mothers-to-be get ready for birth during these unusual circumstances.

7 Things You Need To Consider When Choosing An Antenatal Class

Choosing the right antenatal class is an important decision. You’ll need to think about what you’re looking to gain from the course, and what type of class you think will suit you best.

What Is A Gender Reveal? Warning: Includes Real Gender Reveal Video That Will Melt Hearts!

A gender reveal party is becoming a growing trend. It’s a celebration during which parents and their friends and family find out the sex of their baby.

What is the Best Age to Freeze My Eggs?

Women are now more aware of their own biological clock and want to give themselves the best chance to have a child later in life with their own biological eggs.

How to Deal with Emotional & Physical Changes During Pregnancy

While having a new baby is a family matter and partners also experience change, women walk through several transitions along the path from pregnancy to motherhood.

different baby positions in womb

Five Different Baby Positions in The Womb & What They Mean

The position of your baby in the womb becomes more important during the third trimester of your pregnancy. The experts at Window to The Womb give us the low-down of each possible position, and what it might mean for birth.

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12 Must-Have Maternity Products at 21 Weeks Pregnant

Here are the key maternity products I’m using at 21 weeks pregnant. The first trimester is over, the sickness bands and 4Head sticks have been put back in the drawer and I’m finding that there are really only a few key things I’m using right now. 

pregnancy pains

Top 10 Common Pregnancy Pains & How to Prevent, Help and Treat Them

Although it can be a time of significant emotional, physical, hormonal and social change as the body adapts to and recovers from childbirth, pregnancy More

Pregnancy Chat Rooms Abbreviations Explained

222 Pregnancy and Parenting Chat Room Acronyms Explained

Online chat rooms can be a great source of information and support when you’re trying to conceive, if you’re a new mum, or just More

Do I Really Need A Maternity Bra

Do I Really Need a Maternity Bra? What to Wear When Pregnant

Breasts are supported by ligaments as opposed to muscle, making them much more susceptible to hormonal changes. During the first trimester your breasts may More

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Moving Home When Pregnant? The Do’s and Don’ts…

Don’t leave things to the last minute. We recommend people start preparing for their move a few months out and use a checklist to ensure you don’t forget anything.

From Contractions to the Birthing Pool: A Day in the Life of a Midwife

To celebrate International Day of the Midwife our resident midwife and birth-trauma expert Lesley Gilchrist’s account of ‘A Day in the Life of a Midwife’ details a typical 24-hour shift.

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Choosing A Baby Name? Popular Trends for 2018

Choosing a baby name can be really exciting, but with lots of couples often disagreeing over names, t’s clear the task can be troublesome for many.

12 Things To Do To Prepare For Your Baby's Arrival

12 Things To Do To Prepare For Your Baby’s Arrival

We asked antenatal specialist Louisa van den Berg to give us a run-down on things you need to have ready for your baby’s arrival. 

Piles

The Gruesome Truth About Haemorrhoids During Pregnancy

Pregnant with piles? Wondering what to do to treat them or prevent them? Look no further. Leading expert Mr Nick West is on hand to advise.

The First Trimester Questions You Need Answering!

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dr Etienne Horner answers all things of your first trimester questions.

The Importance of a Stress-Free Pregnancy

Registered osteopath Holly Siddall talks to My Baba about the effects of stress and how to reduce it during your pregnancy.

The #TBT Debate: What Should You Expect During Your Second Trimester?

We look back on Gynaecologist Dr Etienne Horner’s 2014 piece on all things second trimester related. How did your body change during your second trimester?

The #TBT Debate: Can You Enjoy Sex When Pregnant?

This Thursday, we are reposting a 2012 expert piece from Dr Etienne Horner. We ask whether you can enjoy sex when pregnant and is it safe?  

Pregnancy and Sleeping Positions

How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep During Pregnancy: Best Sleeping Positions

Dave Gibson, founder of thesleepsite.co.uk and sleep expert for Warren Evans bed makers advises how to get a good night’s sleep during pregnancy.

Pregnancy and Sleep

Your Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Sleep

For sleep awareness week we’ve asked sleep expert Dave Gibson to share some invaluable advice on how to achieve a good night’s sleep during pregnancy.

Things Pregnant Women Should Know

A Quick Guide To Things Every Pregnant Woman Should Know 

Prepare yourself for a long list! But once that second line showed up on the test I realised there was a lot of things More

8 Beautiful Babymoon Destinations for a Luxurious UK Weekend Away

The Eden Hotel Collection offer parents to be everything they need in terms of luxury and relaxation on their UK babymoon weekend away.

15 Things I Hated About Pregnancy

15 Things I Hated About My Pregnancy

There’s that constant talk about the celebrated ‘glow’ women experience during pregnancy. Well, I have been pregnant twice and both times were equally as uncomfortable More

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The Jellie Diaries Part 25: The 28 Week 4D Scan

Part 25 Jellie Diary: It’s 28 Week, and Ellie and Jamie head down to Window to The Womb in Chessington for a 4D scan to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Interview with Marina Fogle

An Exclusive Chat with Marina Fogle

My very clever friends Marina Fogle and Dr Chiara Hunt have just launched their first book, which is literally a bible for pregnancy. Titled The Bump More

Pregnancy Diary Part 21

The Jellie Diaries Part 21: Woah, We’re Half Way There… The 20 Week Scan

Check out this week’s Jellie diary, they’ve finally reached the half way point, at 20 weeks, and they head back to the Royal Surrey More

Jellie IVF Video Diary

The Jellie Diaries Part 20: The Ailments of Pregnancy…!

Check out what Ellie and Jamie have been up to in part 20 of their IVF/pregnancy diary. Sanggol® Maternity and Body Pillow Aquaflex Weighted More