Your Guide to Preparing for Surgery

Preparing for surgery

Going in for surgery can be traumatic, as many patients don’t know what to expect. Even if the surgeon has fully explained the procedure, there is always the nagging feeling about the dangers of surgical negligence. This anxiety is the main reason why many people would rather postpone or cancel their procedures entirely. However, if … Read more

5 Reasons you might need health insurance

In Britain, we have the NHS which effectively means that everyone already has health insurance, with free care at the point of delivery. But it’s additionally possible to pay for private health insurance through a range of different providers. Many people choose to take out medical insurance every year for a wide variety of reasons. … Read more

Giving Your Baby the Best Start in Life

Baby feet

Everyone wants to give their baby the best start in life. As soon as you know there’s going to be a baby, you can start worrying about just how you’re going to do that. There can be a lot of pressure on modern mothers to make the right choices, but what those might be aren’t … Read more

Protect Yourself and Your Family from Flu this Winter

Protect Yourself and Your Family from Flu this Winter 1

Pregnant women across Scotland are being urged to take-up the offer of the free flu vaccine to protect themselves and their baby ahead of the winter flu season. As the flu vaccine is delivered to GPs across the country, pregnant women are being reminded that catching flu can have serious consequences for expectant mothers. When … Read more

Thinking Slimmer – it has definitely had an effect!

Thinking Slimmer – it has definitely had an effect! 3

Last year I applied to be a Thinking Slimmer blogger in association with Cybher 2012. I was really looking forward to giving it a try and began listening to the Slimpods each evening before bed. After just three nights of listening to the Slimpod I discovered I was pregnant with Jelly Bean and so I … Read more