Can eating a vegan diet in pregnancy really be healthy?

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A contribution post by Louise Palmer-Masterton There is a widely-held belief that humans are omnivorous (both meat- and plant-eating), so eating a solely vegan-based diet with no meat, fish or poultry cannot be safe in pregnancy. However, I and many others, would disagree with that statement. I was almost 40 years old when I was […]

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Pregnancy: 36 Weeks

My Pregnancy | The Greenwich Mummy

I can’t believe it’s week 36 already! … I can now say the end of this pregnancy is almost near. 🙂 I’ve been logging back into my BabyCentre forum (May 2016 board) and discovered there are a few of us May mums that have met their bubbas already. According to the BabyCentre website babies born from […]

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Pregnancy: 34 Weeks

My Pregnancy | The Greenwich Mummy

Only 6 weeks left until my due date! Eeeeek – not long to go now… I’ve started my maternity leave as of last week. A little early I know but to be honest I am glad I have taken it now as I can really feel how much my body craves sleep and rest. I […]

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Pregnancy: On the hunt for a “pretty” nursing bra

My Pregnancy | The Greenwich Mummy

Who said maternity lingerie had to be frumpy looking? Most maternity bras on the market for us mums-to-be nowadays have better shapes, are really comfy and designed to look good and feel good. (Finally!) In my recent search I came across so many maternity lingerie brands; some names that I really liked and recognised, others that I hadn’t […]

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Pregnancy: 30 weeks

My Pregnancy | The Greenwich Mummy

I am now 30 weeks pregnant! Yay! 🙂 I am now the start of the third trimester which is the last stretch before baby is born. I can’t believe there is just 10 weeks left to go! *scared face* Bump Bump is still very neat I think which is good even though I feel completely […]

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Pregnancy: My battle with gestational diabetes

My Pregnancy | The Greenwich Mummy

In 2013 when I was pregnant with LO, I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. I was shocked don’t get me wrong but not overly surprised as there’s history of diabetes on both sides of my family (maternal and paternal). I did my best to make sure I kept my blood sugar levels within the normal range […]

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