Pregnancy and antenatal health

Use our simple due date calculator below to estimate your baby's due date. The pregnancy calculator will then tell you approximately when you will give birth.
The very early signs of pregnancy are not always clear. Here we answer questions about the early symptoms of pregnancy and the use of pregnancy tests.
When you are pregnant, your body and the way you feel changes. Read about some of the early signs of pregnancy and common pregnancy symptoms which cause concern.
Here we look at old wives tales about pregnancy and other common pregnancy myths to reveal which ones are facts and which ones are fiction.
Taking drugs during pregnancy can have an effect on your baby, whether they are prescription, over-the-counter or recreational. Find out about which drugs to avoid here.
Sepsis is a common and potentially life-threatening condition caused by infection. Here we discuss the signs and symptoms and what to do if you think you might have sepsis.
Women are at greater risk of catching flu in pregnancy. Here we discuss having the flu jab or vaccine when pregnant and the potential impact of flu when you are expecting.
Which pregnancy symptoms should you talk to your midwife or GP about? This article looks at problems in pregnancy and the symptoms you should watch out for.
Antenatal depression can be hard to recognise and cope with. Find out about the support available if you are suffering with antenatal depression during pregnancy.
Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) or symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) is common in pregnancy. Read about minimising the discomfort of hip pain in pregnancy and treatment.
Vasa praevia is a condition that affects about one pregnancy in every 2000-2500 women. It involves the position of the placenta and/or the umbilical cord.
When you are pregnant; feeling scared of giving birth is very common. Here we talk about tokophobia and common fears like childbirth pain, as well as the support available.