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First trimester

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Eating out during pregnancy

If you eat out during pregnancy, there are a few things you might want to to think about before choosing your meal.

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Alcohol - drinking in pregnancy

Is it safe to drink alcohol in pregnancy? We discuss government guidelines and the risks of drinking while pregnant.

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Infections during pregnancy

You may be more susceptible to urine infection in pregnancy, as well as other issues including kidney problems, sexually transmitted infections and colds and flu.

Vitamins

Vitamins and supplements in pregnancy

During pregnancy, vitamins and supplements can have a positive impact on you and your baby. Read about the best vitamins to take when you are pregnant.

Midwife

What is a midwife?

If you are wondering 'what is a midwife?', read this article to find out more about midwifery and the role of midwives in providing antenatal care.

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Good exercises and sports in pregnancy

Find out about exercise during pregnancy including which sports to avoid, low-impact pregnancy exercises, pelvic floor exercise and safety.

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Smoking during pregnancy

Smoking during pregnancy is harmful for your baby. Find out about the effects of smoking in pregnancy plus tips and suggestions on how to stop smoking when pregnant

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Foods to avoid during pregnancy

You need to be aware of what not to eat when you’re pregnant. This article covers some of the foods to avoid during pregnancy as well as the things you can eat and drink.

Healthcare professionals in pregnancy and labour

Healthcare professionals in pregnancy and labour

Information about healthcare professionals who will provide antenatal care during your pregnancy and labour, as well as your early days as a parent.

Maternity pay and leave

This article outlines your maternity rights as well as your options for maternity leave, statutory maternity pay, childcare and more.

Pregnancy Due Date Calculator

Use our simple pregnancy due date calculator to estimate the date of your baby's arrival. Enter your information below to find out approximately when you will give birth.

Hot weather and high body temperature during pregnancy

Read our tips on how to beat the heat when you’re pregnant