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Symptom checker

Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.

Pregnancy

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

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Medicines during pregnancy

Learn more about taking medicines during pregnancy, which includes over-the-counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.

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Immunisation and pregnancy

During pregnancy, your immune system is naturally weaker than usual so are more susceptible to certain infections and illnesses which can be harmful to you and your developing baby.

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Getting pregnant

Conception is complex – there is often more to it than just having sex. Learn more about ovulation, pregnancy and your growing embryo.

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Pregnancy massage

Pregnancy massage can ease discomfort and tension, and reduce swelling in your limbs. Here's what's involved in a pregnancy massage.

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Pregnancy loss

Links to trusted information about pregnancy loss.

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Tests during pregnancy

Links to trusted information about tests during pregnancy.

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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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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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Cold and flu during pregnancy

When you are pregnant you need to be careful how you treat cold or flu as it can effect your unborn baby.

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