Lots of mums-to-be choose to limit their caffeine consumption while pregnant - which means cutting down on coffee. This can be tough because growing a little one inside you can be absolutely exhausting, so lots of pregnant women could really do with that pick-me-up. The good news is, research suggests drinking coffee while pregnant doesn't actually impact kids' IQ or behaviour growing up. Advice from the NHS is that expectant mums should watch how much coffee, teas, and any other caffeine containing drinks they consume because it can increase heart rate - which isn't good. But research shows that drinking coffee in moderation is OK in that it doesn't harm the baby's intelligence of behaviour - you just need to watch it if it makes you feel bad. Researchers from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, said that drinking coffee while pregnant does not affect the child’s intelligence quotient (IQ), nor their behavior when growing up, Smart Parenting reported in … [Read more...] about Truth about whether it’s actually safe to drink coffee when pregnant or not
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THE pitter patter of royal feet could be on its way sooner than you thought. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, 34, may have only announced the pregnancy news on Monday, but their baby could be due as soon as March, according to a mum who met the Duchess of Sussex this week. It's generally considered safe to announce a pregnancy from the 12-week mark, but Aussie singer Missy Higgins has claimed the 37-year-old former Suits actress is already four months pregnant. The 35-year-old singer, who has toured with Ed Sheeran, brought her nine-week-old tot Lunar to meet the royals on Tuesday - just hours after the baby news broke. Posting on Instagram after the event, she wrote: "What an honour to meet the beautiful Duchess today! "She was such a sweetheart. I said I felt sorry for her having to do all these meet-and-greets while 4 months pregnant! What a trooper. " Missy also praised Prince Harry, adding: "(He) was gorgeous too, a real charmer. He squeezed Luna’s legs and said 'who’s … [Read more...] about Is the royal baby due in March? New mum who met Meghan Markle reveals she’s ‘four months pregnant’
MEGHAN Markle has been “banned” from the rainforest on her first major international tour to avoid the threat of the Zika virus to her unborn baby. The pair's 16-day tour that will take them to Australia as well as Fiji and Tonga where the virus is a “moderate” risk on both islands. The Duchess of Sussex will not join the Duke of Sussex as he treks in the rainforest in Fiji, as reported in the Daily Mirror. Instead she will go for tea with the British High Commissioner. It comes after the duchess sought medical advice about the risk of the Zika virus on Fiji and Tonga ahead of their Australia tour, a palace spokesperson confirmed. Kensington Palace confirmed yesterday that the Duchess of Sussex is pregnant. The couple married in May and are currently in Australia on their first overseas tour, which later this month will see them visit the Fiji capital Suva and then on to Tonga. It's recommended that pregnant women do not travel to areas affected by the Zika … [Read more...] about Pregnant Meghan Markle ‘banned’ from jungle on Royal tour to avoid ‘head shrinking’ Zika virus that infects unborn babies
There's a piece of advice given to Chris Evans by his late mother Minnie that must have been ringing in his ears yesterday. She told him: 'Earn what you can, when you can, while you can.' Which perhaps makes it less surprising that he's announced he is to leave Radio 2 — where he is earning £1.6 million and is the voice 8.5 million listeners wake up to every morning — to present a breakfast show on broadcasting minnow Virgin Radio for a salary that experts predict could be £2 million. Speaking live on air yesterday, Evans said: 'Some of us are mountain climbers and if you get to the top of your favourite mountain and you just stay there, then you become a mountain observer. I've got to keep climbing, so I'm going to go and go again.' Chris Evans is seen leaving the Radio 2 studio in London after the announcement on Monday He added: 'It's been quite big news in our house over the past few weeks and months. I'm going to leave Radio 2. A few weeks ago I made my … [Read more...] about What made Chris Evans quit Radio 2?
STRUGGLING to sleep? Many women find it harder to get eight hours of shut-eye during pregnancy, but there are some things that can help. By Laura Mitchell / Published 22nd August 2018 GETTY SUFFERING? Pregnant women can often find it difficult to sleep Mums-to-be hope to get plenty of rest before the baby arrives, but pregnancy-induced insomnia is very common.Even women who have never struggled to get to sleep can end up tossing and turning while pregnant.Core body temperature rises when pregnant and the added stress of summer heat can make it even harder to drift off.Pregnant women also have around 40% more blood pumping round their bodies and carrying extra weight causes you to sweat and dehydrate more easily.Your bladder's capacity has shrunk significantly because of your growing uterus, meaning you may need to get up several times in the night to pee. GETTY STRESSED: Pregnancy can be an emotional rollercoaster and many women suffer with insomnia These … [Read more...] about How to sleep better during pregnancy: Seven products that will help you beat insomnia