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  1. Conceiving a baby

    13 Jan 2020

    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...

  2. Alcohol and pregnancy

    05 Dec 2019

    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...

  3. Adoption

    10 Oct 2019

    Adoption can give a secure family life to children who can?t live with their birth family...

  4. Surrogacy

    10 Oct 2019

    Surrogacy is a form of assisted reproductive treatment (ART) in which a woman carries a child within her uterus on behalf of another person or couple...

  5. Pregnancy and diet

    09 Oct 2019

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

  6. Contraception - emergency contraception

    21 Aug 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)...

  7. Pregnancy - bleeding problems

    09 Jul 2019

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

  8. Pregnancy and teeth

    18 Jun 2019

    It's important to look after your teeth and gums when you're pregnant, as gum disease can affect your baby...

  9. Postnatal depression (PND)

    30 May 2019

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

  10. 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...