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Third trimester

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.

Sepsis and pregnancy

Sepsis is a common and potentially life-threatening condition caused by infection. Here we discuss the signs and symptoms and what to do if you think you might have sepsis.

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.

Back pain in pregnancy

Many women experience back pain in pregnancy. Read about the causes of upper and lower backache when you are pregnant and learn self-help techniques here.

Severe pregnancy symptoms to watch out for

Which pregnancy symptoms should you talk to your midwife or GP about? This article looks at problems in pregnancy and the symptoms you should watch out for.

Emotions during pregnancy

Strong moods and emotions are common due to changes in hormones during pregnancy. Find out why this happens and how to cope with mood swings in pregnancy.

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.

Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain (PGP) in pregnancy

Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) or symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) is common in pregnancy. Read about minimising the discomfort of pelvic, hip and back pain in pregnancy and treatment.

Leg cramps during pregnancy

Many women suffer with leg cramps during pregnancy. This article contains information on treating and preventing leg cramps in pregnancy and more.

Smoking during pregnancy

Smoking during pregnancy can be dangerous for your baby. We look at the effects of smoking in pregnancy, how to stop smoking when pregnant and more here.

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.