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  1. 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...

  2. Contraception - emergency contraception

    12 Feb 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. Pregnancy and smoking

    12 Feb 2019

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

  4. 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...

  5. Pregnancy - premature labour

    19 Nov 2018

    Sometimes, babies arrive early. It’s important to recognise premature labour, in case you and your baby need medical care...

  6. Pregnancy and diet

    19 Nov 2018

    Good nutrition during pregnancy can help to keep you and your developing baby healthy...

  7. Food poisoning - listeria

    19 Nov 2018

    Listeria infection is uncommon but very dangerous for the elderly, people whose immune systems are not working properly and pregnant women and their unborn babies...

  8. Alcohol and pregnancy

    09 Nov 2018

    There’s no safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy. It’s safest to not drink at all during pregnancy, when trying to conceive, and while breastfeeding...

  9. Conceiving a baby

    17 Sep 2018

    The odds of a young fertile couple conceiving by having sexual intercourse around the time of ovulation (the release of the egg from the ovary) are approximately one in five every month. Around nine...

  10. Pregnancy and your mental health

    14 Sep 2018

    Finding out you are pregnant can be a very exciting time. But it can also make you feel uncomfortable, unwell, worried and make you wonder how you are going to cope. And it doesn’t stop when the baby...