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Pregnancy

Discover more about health topics relevant to pregnant women and parents-to-be, such as pregnancy tests, morning sickness, pre-eclampsia and pain relief in labour.

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Obesity at conception linked to pregnancy complications

Women should lose weight before getting pregnant if they're obese or overweight, experts say, as excess weight at conception is linked to pregnancy complications.

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hCG test

The hCG test is usually used to confirm or monitor a pregnancy. Learn why you would need this test and how to understand your results.

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Pregnancy complications

Links to trusted information about pregnancy complications.

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Ectopic pregnancy

Trusted information on ectopic pregnancy including what it is, symptoms, treatment, why it happens, where to get support, plus links to trusted resources.

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Pregnancy loss

Links to trusted information about pregnancy loss.

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Pregnancy massage

Pregnancy massage can help ease discomfort at a time when you can’t use some medicines. Learn what a pregnancy massage involves and where to go for more information.

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Immunisation and pregnancy

Recommendations for protecting your baby by getting immunised against diseases before pregnancy or just after giving birth, plus links to trusted resources.

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Being pregnant – a personal story

Being being pregnant can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.

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Getting pregnant

Trusted information on getting pregnant including the best time to get pregnant, the male and female sexual organs, menstruation, hormones and chromosomes.

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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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