Pregnancy and antenatal health

The very early signs of pregnancy are not always clear so here we provide answers to some common questions.
During pregnancy, your body will change in different ways as well as the way you feel. This article outlines the most common signs of pregnancy.
Here we look at different myths about pregnancy and reveal whether they are fact or fiction.
Drugs taken in pregnancy can have an effect on your baby, whether they are prescription, over-the-counter, alternative or recreational. Find out more about what drugs to avoid.
Pregnant women are at greater risk of catching flu. Here we discuss symptoms, risks and the seasonal flu vaccine in pregnancy.
Which pregnancy symptoms are normal and which should you talk to your GP about?
Pain in the pelvis (pelvic girdle pain or symphysis pubis dysfunction) is common in pregnancy, but can be treated. Find out how to minimise discomfort and get help here.
Depression during pregnancy can be hard to recognise and accept. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment of antenatal depression.
Find out more about the effects of smoking during pregnancy. We look at stopping smoking when pregnant and outline what support is available.
Chickenpox in pregnancy is rare but it can be serious. This article outlines what symptoms to look for if you have had contact with someone who is infected.
A low-lying placenta, or 'placenta praevia' is one where the placenta is over or near the neck of the womb. Find out more in this article.
Here we look at your baby’s movements during pregnancy. What can they can tell you and when should you seek advice?