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Third trimester

Dads-to-be: sex during pregnancy

Sex during pregnancy can be different due to changes in hormones, body shape and libido. Take time to talk to each other and discuss different ways to have sex as well as feel close.

Dads-to-be in the third trimester

In the third trimester of pregnancy the responsibilities of fatherhood come into focus. Discover the signs of labour and help to create a relaxing environment.

Dads-to-be: the birth plan and pain relief

Writing a birth plan can be a shared responsibility. A dad-to-be can help by discussing what their partner wants when it comes to labour and birth, including pain relief.

Pregnancy exercises - Safety checklist

Read below for a checklist guide on to how to exercise during pregnancy, including general advice on safety during exercise routines when you are pregnant.

Nosebleeds during pregnancy

Nosebleeds during pregnancy are common but they’re not usually serious. Find out more about treatment and prevention of nosebleeds.

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What is a doula?

Read to find out more about the services that can be provided by a doula, UK based doula support and possible costs.

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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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Flying when pregnant

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

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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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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.