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Asthma and pregnancy

Most asthma medicines have been shown to be extremely safe for both you and your developing baby but check with your doctor if taking oral corticosteroids.

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Medicines during pregnancy

You may need to consult your doctor before taking medicines during pregnancy. This includes prescription, non-prescription and over the counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.

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CT scan

Trusted information about Computed Tomography (CT) scans including their use in diagnosis and risks, such as possible exposure to radiation or harmful effects on unborn babies.

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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is a name given to a range of conditions that occur in children born to mothers who drank alcohol at some time during their pregnancy.

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Binge drinking

Trusted information about binge drinking, what's so bad about it, binge drinking and pregnancy, and what you can do to avoid binge drinking.

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How alcohol affects your health

Many of us drink alcohol to relax, but drinking too much can affect your physical and mental health. Learn more here about the effects of alcohol on your body.

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MRI scan

An MRI scanner uses strong magnetic fields, radio waves and a computer to take pictures of the soft tissue inside of your body. Learn more about the benefits, process, side effects and complications of MRI scan.

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Morning sickness

Trusted information on morning sickness including what it is, duration, when it starts, cures, causes, risks, plus links to trusted resources.

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Pain relief during labour

Information on pain relief during labour including self-help, hydrotherapy, gas and air, injections, TENS, epidural, plus links to trusted resources.

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Immunisation for your child

Answers to common questions about child immunisation, advice on the recommended vaccinations and links to trusted resources.

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