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Third trimester

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Radiation and pregnancy

It is generally possible to avoid ionising radiation exposure during pregnancy (which can be harmful to your child). Find out more about radiation and pregnancy.

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.

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.