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Taste the future

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Taste the future

Starting from conception, the first 1000 days is crucial for your baby’s development. Even while the baby is still inside your womb, your every step is already helping shape your little one’s future. Take time to learn how you can raise a healthy and happy child.

First Trimester Articles
Understanding Cravings or Paglilihi
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Understanding Cravings or Paglilihi

Yesterday, I found myself finishing off our hazelnut spread in one sitting! Even though I knew I shouldn’t, it was too good to resist.

WEEK 3: Your Pregnancy Journey Begins
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WEEK 3: Your Pregnancy Journey Begins

The journey to motherhood is filled with incredible experiences - and they're just about to unfold for you.

WEEK 4: Getting Ready for the Ride
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WEEK 4: Getting Ready for the Ride

Almost one month already! So many exciting things are happening inside you this week. Read on to find out what they are - and for a sneak peek into how your baby's doing.

Exciting Developments at WEEK 5
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Exciting Developments at WEEK 5

Though only around the size of a pea, your baby is growing by leaps and bounds! Read on to know what new developments are in store for you and your baby this week.

Growth Milestones of WEEK 6
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Growth Milestones of WEEK 6

Your baby's growth is in overdrive right about now. So many exciting developments for such a tiny little being! Read on to find out what the milestones are this week.

What to Expect at WEEK 7
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What to Expect at WEEK 7

You're at week 7 of your pregnancy stages, and by this time, your baby is 15 mm long - roughly about the size of the local fruit aratilis.

WEEK 8: Milestones to Celebrate
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WEEK 8: Milestones to Celebrate

Your baby is now about the size of a jelly bean, and weighs about as much!

How to Stay Healthy at WEEK 9
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How to Stay Healthy at WEEK 9

You're 9 weeks pregnant, and your baby is now about an inch long - the size of an olive or duhat. Read on for an inside look at all the excitement that's unfolding within.

Getting Busy at WEEK 10
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Getting Busy at WEEK 10

You're now 10 weeks pregnant. Still another 29 weeks to go before you get to meet your little love. Learn more about what's going on this week.

Here's What's New for WEEK 11
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Here's What's New for WEEK 11

If you could look inside, you'd see thin little hairs developing on your baby's eyebrows and above the lip. It's just one of the many changes that are set to happen at week 11.

Moving Up at WEEK 12
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Moving Up at WEEK 12

Now 12 weeks pregnant, you're coming to the end of your first trimester. Congratulations! Read more about this week's exciting new developments.

Second Trimester Articles
The Exciting Start of 2ND TRIMESTER
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The Exciting Start of 2ND TRIMESTER

The start of second trimester is the beginning of many new developmental milestones of your baby. Read on and find out what to expect at week 13.

Incredible Feats at WEEK 14
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Incredible Feats at WEEK 14

Your baby is about the size of a lemon now! Have you felt your little one move yet? How about a kick? If not, you should be able to in the coming weeks! Read more about this exciting time.

What Happens at WEEK 15
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What Happens at WEEK 15

Looks like everything is finally settling for your baby's sense of smell! Read on and find out what's bound to happen at week 15.

What's in Store for You and Baby at WEEK 16
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What's in Store for You and Baby at WEEK 16

If you could take a peek inside your womb right now, you'd see a much-developed little baby, sucking on a thumb. Someone has finally managed to get to those tiny fingers!

More Developments at WEEK 17
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More Developments at WEEK 17

Now that you're 17 weeks pregnant, the weight of that little one down there increased to around 150 g! Follow more of your child's fetal development here.

Take a Glimpse of What's Inside at WEEK 18
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Take a Glimpse of What's Inside at WEEK 18

Your little one is developing by leaps and bounds! Read on to follow baby's milestones at week 18.

Amazing Achievements at WEEK 19
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Amazing Achievements at WEEK 19

The cute little lodger inside your womb is about 335 g heavy now-just about the weight of a grapefruit or suha! Read on to know more about the wonders of your pregnancy this week.

Pregnancy Wonders at WEEK 20
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Pregnancy Wonders at WEEK 20

There's a lot of development going on for the life inside you this week! Read to find out what these exciting milestones are.

How to Work Things Around at WEEK 21
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How to Work Things Around at WEEK 21

Your baby now weighs around 400 g and the taste buds are starting to find its rightful places! Read on to follow your baby's developmental milestones at week 21.

Follow Baby's Development at WEEK 22
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Follow Baby's Development at WEEK 22

Take a glimpse inside your womb and you'll see your tiny wonder sucking on a thumb! It's nature's way of getting your young one accustomed to breastfeeding early on.

Week 23
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Week 23

Your baby is now 29cm long from head to toe and weighs considerably over 550g. You have got around 16 more weeks to go! Read more about this week.

WEEK 24
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WEEK 24

Can you feel the baby reacting to noises and your caresses yet? Towards the end of the second trimester is when that starts to happen, so be on the lookout. Read more about this week.

WEEK 25
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WEEK 25

Two more weeks left of the second trimester. You are gearing up for the home stretch. Your baby's sense of touch is starting to blossom. Read more about how to help feed it.

WEEK 26
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WEEK 26

A little ta-da moment for the final week of your second trimester - your baby will open her eyes for the first time around now! Read more about this week.

Third Trimester
Say hello to your 3rd Trimester at WEEK 27
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Say hello to your 3rd Trimester at WEEK 27

Welcome to your third trimester! Just three months to go before you say hello to your little one. But before you do, there are still so many exciting developments to look forward to.

Your baby and you at WEEK 28
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Your baby and you at WEEK 28

Your precious darling now weighs about 1.2 kilos, about a third of the average birth weight.

WEEK 29 is about to get exciting!
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WEEK 29 is about to get exciting!

Just imagine, you'll be giving birth in about ten weeks! As you inch your way towards the finish line, your baby is still growing by leaps and bounds, maybe even fluttering the eyes open.

It's WEEK 30! Here are the highlights
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It's WEEK 30! Here are the highlights

Every day, your baby develops more and more, getting ready to make a grand entrance into the world! Do you think you'll miss being pregnant?

Getting ready at WEEK 31
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Getting ready at WEEK 31

As the big day approaches, your precious darling is starting to turn upside down, getting into the perfect position for birth. What a smart little baby!

The many surprises of WEEK 32
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The many surprises of WEEK 32

Your little sweetheart is getting ready to meet you!

How WEEK 33 changes you and your baby
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How WEEK 33 changes you and your baby

In just six weeks, you'll finally be able to meet the tiny human being that's been growing inside you all this time. Amazing, isn't it?

Slowing Down at Week 34
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Slowing Down at Week 34

This week, all the action inside your belly starts slowing down a bit. That's because the sweet bun in your oven is close to being cooked!

Preparing for Week 35
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Preparing for Week 35

In about a month, your little bundle of joy will make the big transfer from your tummy into your loving arms. Until then, there's still lots of perfecting and fine-tuning going on inside you.

How to Flourish at Week 36
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How to Flourish at Week 36

At Week 36, your baby hasn't stopped growing yet! The little bundle of joy is now about 18 ½ inches long and weighs roughly 6 pounds.

An Inside Look at Week 37
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An Inside Look at Week 37

Whew, it's getting a bit crowded in there!

Week 38's Baby Updates
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Week 38's Baby Updates

Believe it or not, there's only two more weeks to go! Are you ready to meet your little one's acquaintance?

The Wonders of Week 39
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The Wonders of Week 39

By this time, you might have felt a few contractions already and been wondering if that was "it". Don't worry, there's no way you're going to miss the start of labor!

A New Journey at Week 40
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A New Journey at Week 40

Any moment now and you'll be meeting your baby for the first unforgettable time! If the little one hasn't arrived yet, expect the sweetpea to make an appearance anytime over the next few days.

Pregnancy Articles
How Eating Healthy Benefits Baby
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How Eating Healthy Benefits Baby

When an expecting mom eats the right food for pregnant women, this lessens the risk of her child developing illnesses that could carry on into adulthood.

What Best to Eat When Pregnant
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What Best to Eat When Pregnant

We live in a country with a strong belief on "paglilihi". Because of "paglilihi" some Filipino pregnant women think that it is okay to eat whatever they crave. But that is not the case.

Your Baby In Your Tummy: A Month-by-Month Check
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Your Baby In Your Tummy: A Month-by-Month Check

Welcome to the incredible journey called Pregnancy! This is an exciting time --- full of changes and anticipation.

What Food To Avoid When Pregnant
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What Food To Avoid When Pregnant

Of all the stages in the human life cycle, a woman’s pregnancy is the most critical and unique. It is critical because during pregnancy, the foundations of a new life and future are being laid.

Load Up On Good Carbs, Moms!
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Load Up On Good Carbs, Moms!

You can’t talk about food for pregnancy without mentioning carbohydrates. Carbohydrates, together with fats, are the main sources of energy for you and your baby.

5 Principles For Eating Well During Pregnancy
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5 Principles For Eating Well During Pregnancy

The one time you need to get really serious in sticking to a balanced and varied diet is when you are pregnant. Do it for the baby in your tummy and for yourself, too.

Fatty Acids: How Essential Are They To Your Pregnancy?
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Fatty Acids: How Essential Are They To Your Pregnancy?

Essential fatty acids are as essential as the name suggests. They are a must during pregnancy, for both the baby and the mother-to-be.

Folic Acid: A Pre-Pregnancy Must-have
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Folic Acid: A Pre-Pregnancy Must-have

Even when you’re just planning to get pregnant, there is one nutrient that is a big must for you to take or include in your daily diet --- folic acid, also known as Vitamin B9 or folate.

I Am Pregnant With High Blood Pressure: Is This Serious?
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I Am Pregnant With High Blood Pressure: Is This Serious?

I am 5 months pregnant and my doctor has measured a blood pressure over 140/90 during a routine visit. He said I have what is known as gestational hypertension. What is this?
 

Iron-Rich Foods For A Stronger Pregnancy
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Iron-Rich Foods For A Stronger Pregnancy

From adolescence to adulthood and especially during pregnancy, the nutrient iron is every woman's best friend.

Signs and Symptoms of Labor
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Signs and Symptoms of Labor

In just a few days, you’ll soon be meeting your baby.

How It's Like to Give Birth: The Stages of Labor
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How It's Like to Give Birth: The Stages of Labor

After 9 months of waiting, you will finally be able to meet your baby. Know what to expect from this much-anticipated culmination of your pregnancy - childbirth.

Pregnancy Hospital Bag Checklist
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Pregnancy Hospital Bag Checklist

Getting ready for the big day? Make sure you’ve got all the essentials packed up in your maternity bag.

Preparing For Delivery
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Preparing For Delivery

After long months of anticipation, it’s almost time for childbirth! Get even more excited as you go over how and what to prepare before delivery.

How to Ease Your Postnatal Recovery in 3 Simple Steps
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How to Ease Your Postnatal Recovery in 3 Simple Steps

Congratulations! You’ve just survived one of the most challenging periods in a woman’s life - nine months of pregnancy culminating in the miracle of childbirth!

How to Get Relief from Postpartum Back Pain
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How to Get Relief from Postpartum Back Pain

After 9 months of carrying a child in your tummy, you’re probably all too familiar with pain on your lower back. Unfortunately, it doesn’t just go away after you’ve given birth.

Postpartum Nutrition: 3 Nutrients You Need to Know
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Postpartum Nutrition: 3 Nutrients You Need to Know

Your health is just as important as your baby’s. Be the best mom to your child by staying healthy, strong and well nourished.

Did you know?
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Did you know?

Maternal nutrition during pregnancy can influence baby’s lifelong health

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Our Due Date calculator is a fun tool you can use to roughly estimate your baby's arrival date.

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