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Pregnancy discomforts

Constipation in pregnancy, haemorrhoids and anal fissures

Constipation in pregnancy can cause (piles), and anal fissures. Read for information on treating and preventing these conditions.

Heartburn and indigestion in pregnancy

Heartburn and indigestion are common conditions in pregnancy. There are a number of causes and ways to ease the symptoms.

Carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnancy

Carpal tunnel syndrome can sometimes occur during pregnancy. Read below for more information on the signs of the condition and forms of treatment.

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG)

What are the signs and symptoms of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG)? Here we look at how women can find support and treatment.

What is HELLP Syndrome?

We look at the signs and symptoms of HELLP Syndrome and why early diagnosis and treatment is so important for pregnant women.

Pre-eclampsia in pregnancy

We look at the signs and symptoms of pre-eclampsia and why it’s important to be able to spot this condition early.

Sex during pregnancy: questions and concerns

Read for answers to questions about sex during pregnancy including: will sex hurt my baby, what does pregnant sex feel like and going off sex in pregnancy.

Itching during pregnancy

Itching in pregnancy can be caused by your skin stretching. Here we discuss how to relieve itching during pregnancy and when severe itching may indicate a more serious condition.

Flying when pregnant

Flying when pregnant during your first and second trimester is generally considered to be safe, read about rules and guidelines here.

Endometriosis and pregnancy

Learn about endometriosis and pregnancy including information on getting pregnant when you have the condition.

Driving while pregnant – car safety checklist

Driving while pregnant is usually absolutely fine, however there are some things to keep in mind. Here we provide safety guidelines on travelling by car during pregnancy.

Vaginal discharge during pregnancy

Increased vaginal discharge during pregnancy is common. Read more about what’s normal and what may indicate an infection or the start of labour.