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Pregnancy nutrition

pregnancy, drinking, alcohol in pregnancy

Alcohol - drinking in pregnancy

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

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.

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.

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.

Weight gain in pregnancy

During pregnancy, weight gain causes your appearance to change. Find out about the average weight gain in pregnancy and how much you are likely to put on.

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.

Drugs and prescriptions in pregnancy

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.

Gestational diabetes and pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes which can affect women in pregnancy. Symptoms can be controlled with changes to your lifestyle and diet.

Healthy pregnancy: diet and nutrition

For a healthy pregnancy, diet and nutrition are important factors. Here we look at guidelines on maintaining a healthy diet and eating well during pregnancy.

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.

Foetal screening in pregnancy

Foetal screening and diagnostic tests can detect pregnancy complications and foetal abnormalities. Find out which conditions you and your baby may be tested for.