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Pregnancy complications

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Pregnancy health problems & complications | Raising Children Network

This guide to pregnancy health problems and complications tells you whats normal, when to see your doctor and how to have a healthy pregnancy.

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Warning signs during pregnancy

Most changes in your body are likely to be a normal part of pregnancy, but some signs may indicate things are not going well. Learn how to recognise them and know when you should seek help.

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Miscarriage

A miscarriage is the loss of a baby, usually during the first three months or "first trimester" of pregnancy.

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Bleeding during pregnancy

Bleeding during pregnancy is relatively common, however you should always contact your midwife or doctor immediately if it happens to you.

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How endometriosis affects pregnancy

Women diagnosed with endometriosis can have problems falling pregnant. Find out more about the symptoms, how it can affect infertility as well as treatment options.

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Your body after stillbirth or neonatal death

After a stillbirth or neonatal death, your body may still experience the same changes it would after an uncomplicated birth. Find out what to expect and where to go for support.

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Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is a common infection that include mild flu-like symptoms, such as high temperature, sore throat and aching muscles.

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Labour complications

Even if you’re healthy and well prepared for childbirth, there’s always a chance of unexpected problems. Learn more about labour complications.

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Complications during pregnancy

Some women will experience complications such as bleeding, itching high blood pressure or severe vomiting during pregnancy that will require treatment.

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Complications & Homebirth | Raising Children Network

Find out what happens if you have pregnancy or birth complications in a homebirth, and compare care across different settings in our Birth Choices guide.

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