Read on for more inspirational and natural eco content!

You are now firmly in the second trimester of pregnancy and are hopefully feeling less nauseous and more energetic, however, you may start to experience other pregnancy-related symptoms such as constipation and heartburn. The increase in progesterone levels during the second trimester causes relaxation of...

You’ve made it to the second trimester, you can breathe a little bit easier knowing that your risk of miscarriage has dropped dramatically. Most women will find that their energy, mood and appetite improves dramatically in the second trimester, which means that this is a...

Now that you’ve reached the 3rd month of your pregnancy, you may find that you are starting to gain weight, even if you don’t have a baby bump just yet. So how much weight should you be gaining? Healthy weight gain during pregnancy is essential...

Now that you have passed the 4-week mark, pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, appetite changes, tender breasts and fatigue may become a lot more apparent. Nausea during pregnancy is simply related to hormonal changes and is actually a healthy sign. Nausea during the first trimester...

Many women don’t realize that they are pregnant until week 4-6 of their pregnancy so the first month of pregnancy can be pretty uneventful and can even go completely unnoticed. In the first month of pregnancy you may experience tender breasts, fatigue and some appetite...

Your breathing will become easier as the fetus orientation changes. It is now head down and bottom up as it drops and settles into the pelvic channel. This is referred to as lightening. As there is now less pressure on your upper abdomen it gives...

You continue to pick up weight weekly. The rapidly growing fetus now starts to push against your rib cage and organs. This could lead to rib and middle back pain, possibly referring pain into the front of your chest. The fetus pushing up into your rib cage...

A lot of skin stretching will have taken place by now, at least 90% to be precise. Not much stretching to go, your skin will be grateful. Your looser joints with the combination of the increase in weight may lead to lower back pain with...

To accommodate your growing fetus which would have doubled in size in the last four weeks, the uterus will now be the size of a watermelon resting above your belly button. As a result, your belly button will most probably pop. The uterus now pushes...