Let’s Talk: Hyperemesis Gravidarum
You may be familiar with morning sickness where you experience nausea and vomiting for the first 12 weeks. In fact, around 80% of all pregnant women will be familiar with morning sickness. Unfortunately for some women, Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is a rare condition that involves severe vomiting and nausea, much more so than even the […]
5 Tips on How to Cope With Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Hyperemesis Gravidarum is no joke and historically was a fatal pregnancy complication. Thankfully, there is more research and support for women now who are going through this debilitating condition. One mum, HK, has written about her tips on how she lived with HG through her entire pregnancy. Once you see that positive pregnancy test, your […]
Can I Get The COVID-19 Vaccine If I’m Pregnant, Breastfeeding, or Trying?
Although things may not be peachy when it comes to the coronavirus situation right now, there was collectively a big sigh of relief when the first COVID-19 vaccination was released. Unfortunately, the vaccination was initially not encouraged for those who were pregnant, trying to conceive, or breastfeeding. There has now been a U-turn in the […]
The Best 10 Pregnancy Apps You Need To Download This Year
There’s no doubt that one of the first things you’ll do once you see those two lines on your pregnancy test is to download a pregnancy tracker app to assist you on this journey ahead of you. Maybe you’re not pregnant but you’re trying to conceive and you need a reliable ovulation calculator or perhaps […]
9 Sunnah Foods to Eat During Pregnancy
You may be familiar with what you can or can’t eat during pregnancy e.g. lots of fruits and vegetables, no soft cheese, no unpasteurised milk. But what about sunnah foods to eat during the next 9 months? We’ve put together a list of 9 sunnah foods to eat during pregnancy, from the well-known dates to […]
The Baby’s Arrival – How do I Welcome my Newborn into this World According to Islamic Rites and Rituals
Bringing a baby into this world is one of the most thrilling and emotionally charged experiences of a lifetime. It’s exciting, scary, overwhelming and beautiful all at the same time. Alhamdullilah, we are so lucky to be able to draw on Islam for some guidance on how to welcome a beautiful baby into this world. […]
Postpartum Essentials for New Mums
You’ve finally made it to the fourth trimester – the trimester where everything hurts, everything leaks, and everything wants to make you cry. If we could define it in one image, it would be this one: Jokes aside, this trimester can be a rude awakening to what you thought parenthood would be like and can […]
Pregnant in a Pandemic – What Does Covid-19 Mean For Me?
First and foremost, congratulations on your pregnancy – whilst it may feel daunting being pregnant at such an uncertain time, bringing a baby into this world is the biggest blessing – Alhamdulillah! At MMM, we want to support you to have as positive an experience as possible. So to help prepare you for the journey […]
6 Top Tips on How to Prepare for Breastfeeding
So you’re planning to breastfeed your baby; some may say that breastfeeding is the ‘most natural thing you’ll ever do,’ but like most things in life preparation is key. So to make the journey as smooth as possible, having a plan beforehand may make things easier. Breastfeeding like all things motherhood is not an easy […]
Baby Gift Registry or Not? That is the Question.
Baby wish lists are a thing of the here and now and so naturally, at MMM we wanted to get in on the action. We often find that sending out a gift list or registry list can bring up quite a bit of controversy especially when it comes to one for baby gifting, with so […]