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Second trimester

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Group B Streptococcus (GBS)

This article looks at Group B streptococcus (GBS). Read more about the prevention of GBS and treatment of early-onset infection in newborn babies.

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Depression in pregnancy

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.

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Flying when pregnant

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

Pregnancy nutrition

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.

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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.

Babies with disabilities: Information and support

Finding out your baby may have a disability can be a shock. Learn more about sources of information and support for parents expecting babies with disabilities.

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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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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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Alcohol - drinking in pregnancy

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

Hot weather and high body temperature during pregnancy

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

Maternity pay and leave

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

Telling your employer you're pregnant

Here we offer information on telling your employer you’re pregnant, and how and when you can do it.