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Pregnancy discomforts

Nosebleeds during pregnancy

Nosebleeds during pregnancy are common but they’re not usually serious. Find out more about treatment and prevention of nosebleeds.

Saliva and ptyalism - hypersalivation in pregnancy

Ptyalism is a condition which causes excess saliva. It is also known as hypersalivation or sialorrhea and frequently affects women in the early stages of pregnancy

Hot weather and high body temperature during pregnancy

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

Am I pregnant?

The very early signs of pregnancy are not always clear. Here we answer questions about the early symptoms and the use of pregnancy tests.

Pregnancy signs and symptoms

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.

Pregnancy myths & old wives tales

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.

Morning sickness - nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Here we provide information on morning sickness, symptoms and treatments. Find out more about nausea, vomiting and easing the symptoms of sickness in pregnancy.

Sepsis and pregnancy

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.

Back pain in pregnancy

Many women experience back pain in pregnancy. Read about the causes of upper and lower backache when you are pregnant and learn self-help techniques here.

Severe pregnancy symptoms to watch out for

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.

Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain (PGP) in pregnancy

Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) or symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) is common in pregnancy. Read about minimising the discomfort of pelvic, hip and back pain in pregnancy and treatment.

Leg cramps during pregnancy

Many women suffer with leg cramps during pregnancy. This article contains information on treating and preventing leg cramps in pregnancy and more.