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Second trimester

Saliva and ptyalism - hypersalivation in pregnancy

Ptyalism is a condition which causes excess saliva. It is also known as hypersalivation or sialorrhea and frequently affects women in the early stages of pregnancy

Morning sickness

Morning sickness and pregnancy nausea

You may be feeling a little queasy if you’re in the early stages of pregnancy. So let’s talk about pregnancy sickness and find out what’s normal.

 

Mittens

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.

Diabetes

Gestational diabetes: Treatment

Gestational diabetes is usually temporary and can be treated. From lifestyle changes and monitoring to medication, we look at ways you can help control your blood sugar levels during pregnancy.

Heartburn

Heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux in pregnancy

They might seem like low-level pregnancy symptoms but gastric issues can be seriously painful. Here’s what you need to know.

miscarriage

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.

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.

Drinking water

How to prevent constipation in pregnancy

Here we talk about things you can try out to help prevent yourself getting constipation while you’re pregnant. We discuss how you can make small changes to your lifestyle to help avoid constipation in pregnancy. These changes might also help relieve symptoms if you already have constipation.

Pregnancy bump

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.

Pregnant woman eating

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.

Midwife

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.