Cake Maternity Blog

With a number of nursing tanks in the market place to choose from, it can be confusing when it’s time to purchase one.   Knowing what to look for is half the battle! We’ve come up with a helpful checklist to make shopping...

I have heard that buying a new bra is often compared to buying a new pair of jeans. The experience is often not a good one.   Understanding bra styles and how a bra should fit is key. Self-fitting a bra is easy if you know...

For those women who have the luxury of planning for their pregnancy, there are many things you can do to help increase your chances of conception.   Your first step should be visiting your family doctor or a preconception...

Pregnancy is a time of change but an exciting one.   Women can often feel overwhelmed as they are inundated with information/ guidance from parents, friends, relations and the media, regarding the do's and don'ts of pregnancy.   We...

Stretch marks are common and are not discriminatory. They affect everybody - young, old, male and female.   Common causes of stretch mark are teenage growth, sudden weight gain/loss and pregnancy. They are generally found...

Pregnancy is a wonderful, life changing experience.   With pregnancy comes responsibility.   We need to ensure we look after ourselves both physically and mentally.   Everything we consume or are exposed...

Autumn is a wonderful time to be pregnant. The weather is starting to cool down and is a welcome relief from the hot summer days.   With the change of season comes a change in our behavior. We generally participate in different...

What is morning sickness?   Its medical definition is ‘nausea and vomiting from pregnancy’.   Approximately ¾ of women will experience some form of morning sickness during the first trimester of pregnancy.   Morning...

Preparing for the arrival of your newborn is an exciting time.   Most of you will have made up your minds if you intend to breastfeed or bottle-feed. Either way, there are a number of accessories to consider.   We...