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Third trimester

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Flu and pregnancy

Women are at greater risk of catching flu in pregnancy. Here we discuss having the flu jab or vaccine when pregnant and the potential impact of flu when you are expecting.

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Miscarriage: The signs and what really happens

It’s probably the biggest pregnancy anxiety but sometimes miscarriage is shrouded in myth and secrecy. Here are the facts you need to know.

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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.

HELLP syndrome

It may not be a well-known condition but it’s good to be informed about HELLP syndrome when you’re pregnant. Here we describe what it is, its symptoms and why it matters when you’re pregnant.

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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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Miscarriage: Eight things that can help afterwards

Nothing is going to make your pregnancy loss magically ok. Yet some small actions can help things to seem a little more manageable.

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Pre-eclampsia: Your questions answered

Find out what you need to know about this pregnancy condition.

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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.

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Miscarriage: Your questions answered

It’s one of the hardest topics to discuss but is incredibly common. Here’s what you need to know about miscarriage.

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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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Pelvic floor and stomach exercises in pregnancy

It’s not unusual to be worried about the changes to your body that will come from being pregnant. If this is you, make sure you fit into your daily routine some strengthening exercises where it can make a massive difference. Namely, your stomach and pelvic floor.

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.