Stages of Pregnancy


A crocheted placenta from AnOptimisticCynic on Etsy, $26.73.

What, exactly, is a placenta?

In China, it’s thought to be its first and finest clothing. And it has a gender matching that of the foetus.

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Pigmentation is thought to affect up to three-quarters of pregnant women.

Pigmentation in pregnancy

Women can experience many unexpected changes in pregnancy, including darker pigmentation known as "the mask of pregnancy".

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Twins saved by surgery before birth

Just 15 weeks into her first pregnancy and carrying twins, Jo and her husband Troy were given a terrible choice: terminate the pregnancy, or have surgery on the twins in utero in an attempt to save their lives.

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