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Spotting Bleeding And Discharge During Pregnancy

Pregnancy spotting looks like a very light period and is actually reasonably common during the first trimester. It may be a release of blood caused by the fertilised egg attaching itself...Read more

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Piles During Pregnancy

There are a number of reasons why pregnancy piles affect mums-to-be: Your body has more blood circulating around it during pregnancy – making all your veins a little more dilated... read more

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Exercise During Pregnancy

Read more on how exercise can benefit you during pregnancy. Gentle exercise can help in reducing discomforts such as constipation, cramps... read more

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Constipation

During pregnancy, constipation isn’t just linked to your diet, it’s also down to your hormones. Your body produces extra progesterone which cleverly makes your muscles relax so your baby can grow inside you.... read more

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Backache

A lot of women experience some sort of back pain during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester. Usually, it’s due to the weight of your uterus pulling forward on the muscles in your lower back. Also, as your body prepares itself for birth... read more

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Antenatal Classes

A good antental class will tell you all you need to know about how you can prepare for birth, what you can expect during labor and birth, how to manage labour and birth... read more

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Understanding Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a condition during pregnancy resulting in high blood sugar levels. According to a recent study conducted on... read more

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Tests To Look After You And Your Baby

For most mums, 9 out of 10 pregnancies and births are normal. Tests during pregnancy are simply to ensure any problems are identified early to protect you and your child.... read more

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Going Abroad When Pregnant

If you're travelling during pregnancy, make sure that your travel insurance covers pregnancy and a baby in case the baby arrives early. Don't forget your EH1C card too!... read more

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Identifying Stomach Pains During Pregnancy

Having stomach pains during pregnancy is not unusual. However, watch out for the following symptoms as they could be signs for something more serious.... read more

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