Number one of the pregnancy symptoms - by name, morning sickness, by for most, is actually all-day and all-night sickness.
Without frightening anyone who is yet to navigate the pregnancy path, here are some things I didn’t expect when I fell pregnant.
LIBBY HAKIM It wasn't a pregnancy test or missed period that told me I was pregnant with my second baby; it was too early for those things. A doner kebab told me I was going to be a mum again.
Letitia Rowlands Dad-to-be Harry Ashby says he is the first man in the UK to take sick leave due to pregnancy illness after being diagnosed with Couvade syndrome.
Stacey Gladman As I slowly waddle my ever-changing pregnant body towards the finishing line of my due date, it’s becoming increasingly clear there are a lot of things they just don’t tell you about pregnancy.
JO HARTLEY There’s no denying that our bodies go through some massive changes when we’re pregnant - and one unexpected symptom can change what we like to eat and drink.
Jennifer Morton Pregnancy can cause some symptoms you'd never imagine - but chances are, they're all a perfectly normal part of the journey.
Kelly Clarkson is throwing up a "dozen times a day" during her pregnancy.
Kendall Powell Despite the condition affecting more than half of all pregnant women and countless others, there are still few effective treatments for nausea.
Alissa Warren Think morning sickness is the least glam part of pregnancy? You may be in for a surprise, as Alissa Warren explains ...
EB staff writers A woman has said she was "pretty distressed" to learn that she was seven months pregnant after a doctor dismissed her symptoms as inner ear problems.
So you think you might be pregnant… or just suffering from a random ailment you’ve never noticed before. Here are some ways your body can be trying to tell you you’re creating a new life.
Heavily pregnant performer Alaine Kashian has YouTube hit on her hands with her cover of Beyonce's Single Ladies.
Am I? Or not? Each month many women find themselves asking The Question: am I pregnant this month? While the surest answer will come with a pregnancy test, there are a number of possible symptoms that may give the game away earlier.
Amy Corderoy Mother knows best - but it turns out she doesn't know everything when it comes to her baby's movements in the womb.
Some women may feel pregnant soon after conception, while others may not experience any symptoms for some time into their pregnancy.
EB's iphone app has had an update - Pregnancy Week by Week updates straight to your phone - Now with a Contraction Timer!
Congratulations, you're pregnant! So when is the baby due? Calculate your expected due date using Essential Baby’s Due Date Calculator.
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