Your pregnancy is a fact - you are having a child! Suddenly it feels as if the whole world has changed. And it has it - for you. The biggest adventure of your life has just begun. The mere thought of becoming a parent to a child can feel both unreal, a little scary, and amazing. You probably have a lot of questions and thoughts, and there will be more in the coming months. Here you get tips and information about everything that happens during your pregnancy. Read about pregnancy health and diet, about the baby's development week by week, what you can expect before the birth - and much more.
All about pregnancy
There is a lot of information about what it means to be pregnant. Whether you are a first-time mother or have been through a pregnancy before, there are always new inspiring things to learn. Here you will find all the information you need about being pregnant and all the facts, some more known than others.
Girl or boy?
No, it can’t be predicted. But according to old wives’ tales, certain signs predict the gender of the child. What do you think?
Pregnant with twins
Are you expecting twins? Double congratulations, you have received an announcement that only 1-3% of all pregnant women receive. Here we have collected everything you can expect and what you should think about when you are expecting and about to give birth to twins.
Seven signs that can reveal you're expecting twins
You won't know for sure if you're expecting twins until you do an ultrasound, but it can be fun to look for clues before then. We've listed a few things that might give you a heads-up that you're expecting twins. How many can you guess?
Pregnant week by week
During your pregnancy, exciting things happen every week. Your baby grows slowly and develops constantly in the womb. Here you will find information about everything that happens week by week. Read about health, examinations, possible ailments, and everything that happens to you and the fetus's development during pregnancy.
Childbirth is approaching. After what may feel like an eternity, it is suddenly time. Here you can read about how childbirth takes place. You will find information about different types of births, what preparations you can make, different types of pain relief, and what happens after childbirth.
Giving birth is hard work and it requires mental training and a lot of energy. Remember the following tips or make a checklist – it’s not far now!
Foods to eat during pregnancy
When you are pregnant, you should think a little extra about what you eat. It is important both for you and the fetus. Here we have compiled tips and advice on which diet is good for you who are pregnant. You will find information about, for example, vitamins and minerals, and what type of extra nutrition your body needs.
Sleepy after meals? Always craving something to eat?
It is probably your blood sugar that’s on a roller coaster ride. Eat frequent, small meals during the day, and focus on healthy food with low GI (glycemic index).
Beauty tips for pregnant women
During pregnancy, your body is affected in many ways. The skin often becomes dry and you probably need to add a lot of moisture. You can read more about that and other beauty tips, which are not just about appearance but above all about your well-being, here. You also get smart tips on what is good to have at home.
There are lots of different guides for you who are pregnant, knowing what advice to follow is not always easy. Here we have gathered the best pregnancy guides with smart tips and good advice to help you along the way.
Hospital bag checklist – here you get tips
Planning and preparing the hospital bag well in advance is a common recommendation - and a good idea. Maybe you can hardly think of anything other than what is now in front of you, childbirth! Then it's nice to know that the bag is ready in the hall. Here you get the best tips for the perfect hospital bag.
Products & shopping for your pregnancy
Never has the craving for shopping been bigger than now. Suddenly you discover a whole new world of products that are related to your pregnancy and the baby that is on its way. We help you with pregnancy shopping and guide you correctly. With our smart price guide, you can quickly and easily compare prices and products.
Training for pregnant women
Exercising and staying in shape is something we know is good for us. But during pregnancy, the conditions are a little different. Now exercise and training are important in a new way, it is good for both you and the baby in the womb. Here you can find tips and advice from our specialists in pregnancy training.
Pelvic floor exercises that give results
Pregnancy and birth (vaginal or Caesarean) create a real strain on the pelvic floor - here is a simple guide for pelvic floor exercises that are guaranteed to give results.
Breathing during pregnancy – a key to well-being and preparation for childbirth
Putting an extra focus on breathing during pregnancy can have a positive effect on both physical and mental health. Practicing deep breathing can reduce tension and stress levels while improving preparation for childbirth.
Relationships and sex during pregnancy
When you are pregnant, you will go through lots of changes, both physically and emotionally. Both sex life and the relationship can be affected, and trying to have sex with a giant belly in the way can be a challenge for both of you. Here you get tips and information about relationships and sex during pregnancy.
Pleasurable play or exhausting challenge?
There are both pros and cons to sex during pregnancy. Let yourself be inspired and acknowledged.
Popular baby names 2023
How do you know that a certain name suits a certain child? We give you inspiration and top lists from different countries. You also get statistics and smart guides on how to think when it's time to decide what your child's name should be. Here you will find the most popular and trendsetting names for 2023.
Father or co-parent
When a child is on the road, the pregnant mother is usually at the center of what is going on. Remember that you as a father or co-parent also have a big task ahead of you, you will play an important role in both the mother's and the baby's life. Here you will find tips and inspiration for your new life together.
We know that as a co-parent, you have a lot on your mind. A lot. Here’s some help to guide you along the wayRead more
Termination of pregnancy
In the event of an aborted pregnancy, everything is turned upside down. Suddenly having to realize that nothing will turn out as you had hoped raises many thoughts, questions, and feelings. In the event of a miscarriage, it can be difficult to deal with grief and loss. Here you get advice and information about where you can get support and help.
Miscarriage – normal and natural but also extremely sad
Seeing that your pregnancy test is positive is pure happiness. You quickly adjust to the fact that you're expecting a baby and life changes from one day to the next in an almost magical way. If you have a miscarriage you'll most likely be extremely disappointed. It can be hard to deal with all the difficult emotions, but a miscarriage is something you have to let yourself take seriously. You must let yourself grieve.
Complications during pregnancy
Being pregnant means several changes in your body. Pregnancy also creates a certain disorder in your hormone balance. It can affect you both physically, mentally, and emotionally, and lead to various ailments. Here you can read about common pregnancy problems and what help and treatment are available.
What is Inferior Vena Cava syndrome?
In the latter stages of their pregnancy, some women may feel dizzy when lying on their back. This is caused when the weight of the growing uterus compresses the large vein called the inferior vena cava. The woman may experience light-headedness, which often eases quickly if she lies on her left side.
How you as a mother feel during pregnancy is important because it plays a role for the baby in the womb. Your health and well-being greatly affect how the fetus feels and develops. Here you will find articles, tips, and advice on pregnancy health, and what you should think about in terms of health during your pregnancy.
Not ready to tell anyone yet?
There are of course many reasons as to why you don’t want to tell anyone that you just got pregnant. And of course, it’s up to you to decide how and when you want to tell. Want some advice on how to hide the big news just a bit longer? Here are some great excuses for when you want to keep your secret to yourself just a little bit longer.