Discover more about health topics relevant to pregnant women and parents-to-be, such as pregnancy tests, morning sickness, pre-eclampsia and labour.
If you have an unplanned pregnancy, it’s normal to feel several emotions. You might feel shocked, delighted or anxious – all are normal. This article will help you decide what to do.
Urine tests can be used to diagnose conditions, such as pregnancy, infections, diseases such as diabetes or STIs and monitor drug use.
The human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) test is usually used to confirm or monitor a pregnancy.
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone that can be detected in your urine and blood when you're pregnant.
Conception is complex – there is often more to it than just having sex. Learn more about ovulation, pregnancy and your growing embryo.
Buying medicines online
Buying medicines on the internet has its advantages, but there is a risk of losing your money, damaging your health or breaking the law.
An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.
'Morning after' pill (emergency contraception pill)
The 'morning after' pill is a type of emergency contraception that can be used within a few days of unprotected sex. It shouldn’t be used as regular contraception.
By practicing safe sex, you will prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infection (STIs) and minimise the risk of unplanned pregnancy.