Morning sickness, back trouble, sleepless nights – and that’s just the first trimester! Aches, pains and other niggles are all part of the pregnancy journey, but there are ways to cope. If you’re not exactly blooming, here’s how to make yourself more comfortable.
By Lynne Roberts
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