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Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 8 weeks pregnant

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 8 weeks pregnant

Update: 2020-02-031


This week we're joined by a sonographer to talk about why you might need an early scan. We guide you through the changes you might be noticing in your body even before there’s any sign of a bump! We’ll also cover which beauty treatments and cosmetics are safe now that you’re pregnant if you're wondering whether to keep up your regular spray tans.

The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.

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BabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.

Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.

If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:

Your pregnancy at 8 weeks

8 weeks pregnant: fetal development

Buying a maternity bra

Is it safe to…beauty and cosmetics?

Pregnancy symptoms you should never ignore

Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.

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Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 8 weeks pregnant

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 8 weeks pregnant