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  1. Contraception after giving birth

    20 May 2019

    After having a baby, you need to choose an effective method of contraception if you don't want to have another baby straight away...

  2. Contraception - emergency contraception

    20 May 2019

    It is best to take emergency contraception as soon as possible, ideally within 24 hours of having unprotected sex, but it still works well within 96 hours (four days)...

  3. Abortion

    17 May 2019

    All women should have access to accurate information about abortion so they can make their own informed decisions...

  4. Pregnancy - bleeding problems

    08 May 2019

    Bleeding from the vagina in early pregnancy happens in almost one in four pregnancies...

  5. Postnatal depression (PND)

    07 May 2019

    Postnatal depression can happen either a few days or weeks after the birth, with a slow or sudden onset...

  6. Immunisation and pregnancy

    Immunisation can protect a woman and her unborn baby against many infectious diseases...

  7. Ectopic pregnancy

    12 Apr 2019

    Ectopic pregnancy is caused by a fertilised egg not being able to move through the fallopian tube...

  8. Vitamin K and newborn babies

    21 Mar 2019

    With low levels of vitamin K, some babies can have severe bleeding into the brain, causing significant brain damage...

  9. Pregnancy and smoking

    12 Feb 2019

    Smoking while pregnant exposes a woman and her unborn child to an increased risk of health problems...

  10. Pregnancy and travel

    27 Nov 2018

    Travelling to developing nations is not encouraged during pregnancy, due to the risk of disease and the standard of medical facilities...