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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Contraception after giving birth

    07 Sep 2018

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

  4. Molar pregnancy

    01 Aug 2018

    Most molar pregnancies are diagnosed when bleeding early in pregnancy prompts an ultrasound scan...

  5. Food poisoning - listeria

    11 Jul 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...

  6. Pregnancy - obstetric emergencies

    06 Jul 2018

    An obstetric emergency may arise when a woman is pregnant, or during her delivery.In this case, extra care is needed. A woman may need a lot of tests and treatments, and extended hospital stays. She...

  7. Contraception - emergency contraception

    04 Jul 2018

    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)...

  8. Immunisation and pregnancy

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

  9. Pregnancy and diet

    18 Jun 2018

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

  10. Pregnancy - pre-eclampsia

    31 May 2018

    There is no evidence that pre-eclampsia is caused by emotional stress, working too hard or not getting enough rest...