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Key concerns

Travelling while pregnant

Unless you have a high-risk pregnancy there's no reason why vacations out of the question, but bear in mind the restrictions your condition imposes on your travels when you go abroad...

How to combat tiredness in pregnancy

It's no surprise that during your pregnancy you might be feeling pretty worn out! So if you're feeling the fatigue here's some advice to get those energy levels up again...

Ways to induce labour: a practical guide to inducing labour

From sex and curry to a cervical sweep, there are a number of ways to induce labour. But which ones really work, what are the risks involved, and which - if any - should you consider...

Is it normal if...? Your pregnancy questions answered

To help you tell when changes in your body are normal, we've put together a list of the most common concerns mum-to-be experience, along with answers and advice.

Pregnancy health: ward off winter ailments

Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you're spared from the onslaught of winter bugs! We've called in the experts to answer your questions and help you ward off ailments that...

Herbal tea in pregnancy & herbalism

Herbalism relies on herbal or botanical remedies made from plants or plant extracts to treat ailments. Herbal tea in pregnancy is often used to provide safe nutrition and reduce...

Reflux in babies

Reflux is when the contents of the stomach come back up towards the mouth after feeding. Read about the complications of reflux and treatments for babies.

Pelvic floor exercises

Pelvic floor exercises restore the strength and elasticity of the pelvic floor. But what exactly is the pelvic floor, and why are the exercises necessary?

Getting back in shape after pregnancy

Find out what you should be doing over the weeks following the birth of your baby to help you get back on form and in shape.

Premature babies

A premature baby is born before the expected date, which means before 37-41 weeks. Here's our guide to premature births.

High blood pressure in pregnancy

During pregnancy high blood pressure can pose a real danger to mother and child. Here are the reasons and consequences.

Ectopic pregnancy symptoms

Ectopic pregnancies happen to around 15,000 women every year, but what are the symptoms and what does it mean for you and your baby?


A frequent phenomenon that affects 15 to 20% of women, a miscarriage is a painful experience. What are the signs and causes? Can it be avoided, and how do you bounce back after...