The rapid rate that your body grows during pregnancy can, quite commonly, leave your skin with stretchmarks.
It's not all bad body news come pregnancy; once you’re over the nasty first trimester, you'll find that your locks are all lustrous and shiny. And it’s proven by science; apparently the hormones secreted by your body will cause your hair to grow faster and fall out less.
Some women will have glowing skin throughout their pregnancy, while others may be left with painful patches of acne across their body thanks to an increase in their body’s androgen hormone.
Constipation impacts an estimated 25 per cent of pregnant women in Australia, particularly in the first trimester.
Morning sickness is one thing, but suffering from a condition known as hyperemesis gravidarum is, sadly, worse. This is an extreme form of nausea, which can last up to 15 weeks.