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Advice people probably should say in your third trimester

Embrace the insomnia that comes with the last weeks of pregnancy.

If you're in the throes of a third trimester metamorphosis, take heed of the warnings below

The funny things kids say when you're pregnant

To be honest, the thought of a human growing inside a human is mind blowing enough for me.

Since becoming noticeably pregnant, my son has taken more of an interest in the sibling he'll soon have.

A dad's guide to hyperemesis

Duchess Catherine suffered from hyperemesis during both her pregnancies.

The first thing anyone wants to do when their partner suffers is help them, nurse them, and make them feel better.

Which beauty treatments are safe in pregnancy?

Every pregnant woman wants a bit of a pick-me-up, but what beauty treatments are safe?

Is it safe to use fake tan, hair dye and nail varnish during pregnancy?

Michelle Bridges' fertility comments cause outrage

Fwd: Fashion, beauty and homewares products

The fitness guru has outraged women struggling with infertility.

Her pregnancy is none of your business

Yes, I'm pregnant - but it really is none of your business, until I make it so.

If you are battling sickness, tiredness, your hormones and a bloated belly, hiding a pregnancy can be tricky.

Mum's heartbreaking decision before arrival of triplets

Pearl, Henry and Rufus were delivered by caesarian section on 3 July.

It's a story of boy meets girl, boy and girl have three kids... and then along come the miracle triplets.

Is it reasonable to expect your partner to give up drinking in pregnancy?

After the queasiness passed, I missed my regular wine, and being at a party with an orange juice in hand wore thin pretty quick.

After the queasiness passed, I missed my regular wine, and being at a party with an orange juice wore thin.

When your pregnancy announcement is met with negativity

Announcing your pregnancy should be an enjoyable time. But what if the response isn't what you expected?

What happens when your news is not met with joy but, instead, quite the opposite?

A difficult letter to my unborn daughter

Carly Findlay, who has Ichthyosis, writes a difficult letter to her unborn daughter.

This is a letter to my unborn daughter. It's also the hardest letter I've ever written.

Kim K reveals baby's gender

Television personality Kim Kardashian arrives with Kanye West to attend the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York June 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

They already have one super cute girl, so what gender has Kimye announced their next child will be?

Oops, we did it again

Machel Green channels Britney in the epic clip.

There's no news quite like a pregnancy announcement... imitating Britney Spears. As you do.

Uterine fibroids and fertility: the facts

What affect can fibroids have on a woman's health?

What are fibroids and how do they affect a woman's health - especially when pregnant?

Eight months pregnant and addicted to eating soap

Jess Gayford is addicted to soap - both in solid and liquid form.

This snack takes the cake when it comes to weird pregnancy cravings.

Baby names on the verge of cool

No Jacks or Sophies here. These are some slightly out-there names you could consider.

What about the baby names hiding just out of sight but prime for plucking by the clever baby namer?

Endometriosis can increase risks

Endometriosis is a common condition when cells from the lining of the uterus grow outside the womb.

Women with endometriosis are at an increased risk of miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy.

Kim K: South West a 'stupid name'

Kim Kardashian signs copies of her book 'Selfish' at Barnes & Noble in New York May 5, 2015.   
REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Umm ... Kardashian talks going in a different naming direction and her desire for a slimming selfie stick.

How do you know when your family is complete?

Do you still find yourself swooning over newborns? You might not be ready to stop your family just yet.

"This shop is closed!" is a refrain echoed by many friends who seem convinced that the childbearing chapter of their lives is over.

'How A Baby Is Made' 1975 book 'traumatising'

A book from 1975 has appeared on Facebook, traumatising many. For a start, what is in that doctor's hand?

Images from the 1975 book How A Baby Is Made have gone viral over the weekend after being shared on Facebook with the hashtag #traumatised.

Video: Sister freaks out at twin reveal

"Does it have two heads?". This sister's reaction is priceless.

What's better than a gender reveal of one baby? Two, of course.

Kimye baby: It's a...

Kim Kardashian and baby North West attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear late last year.

Kanye loves his wee girl more than anything. But he's ready for an "heir".

10 foods for a healthier pregnancy

I knew there were certain foods I had to avoid while this little baby grew inside me, but I also knew there were certain foods that could help my unborn baby develop well

I didn't expect to worry so much throughout pregnancy but I found myself worrying about everything.

Paracetamol during pregnancy may lower testosterone in boys

Paracetamol medicines, such as Panadol, are one of the most common medicines used to ease pain and reduce fever.

Pregnant women who take the painkiller paracetamol regularly for long periods may put their unborn sons' testosterone levels at risk.

Oh boy! Couple with 12 sons wait for baby number 13

The Schwandt boys after the birth of the last baby, Tucker, in August 2013.

If Katera Schwandt's soon-to-be-born baby is a daughter, it's fair to say the little girl might be stuck wearing blue hand-me-downs for a while.

8 tips for hiding your pregnancy

Many women choose to wait until after the 12-week scan to reveal their news.

There are many reasons a mum-to-be might want to keep her pregnancy news under wraps.

No more 'eating for two'

Put down the ice-cream bowl - being pregnant isn't an excuse to eat twice as much.

When you’re pregnant it’s easy to use the age-old cliché of ‘I’m eating for two’ to justify increased portions.

Blind woman meets unborn son video

Tatiana Guerra, from Brazil, meets her baby for the first time.

Feel like a bit of a Friday morning cry-fest?

An extra surprising gender reveal party

Happy surprise: Desiree and Ryan Fortin.

Gender reveal parties always involve a surprise, but guests at one US couple's celebration got more exciting news than they expected.

Kate goes for a pre-labour swim video

The Duchess of Cambridge has been photographed going about her normal routine, despite being overdue with her second child.

Life goes on for the Duchess of Cambridge as she awaits the birth of her now overdue second child.

So what, exactly, is a placenta?

A crocheted placenta from AnOptimisticCynic on Etsy, $26.73.

An incredibly complex and important organ in its own right, how a placenta functions has the potential to have profound effects on the lifelong health of the developing foetus.

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