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  1. Pregnancy stages and changes

    25 May 2018 Pregnancy stages and changes

    It’s helpful to have an idea of how your body may react to the different stages of pregnancy. It also helps to know how pregnancy may affect your emotions and feelings...

  2. Pregnancy - premature labour

    25 May 2018

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

  3. Pregnancy - packing for hospital

    25 May 2018 Pregnancy - packing for hospital

    Packing for hospital is an exciting part of preparing for the birth of your baby...

  4. Contraception after giving birth

    17 May 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...

  5. Contraception - emergency contraception

    16 May 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)...

  6. Pregnancy - pre-eclampsia

    03 May 2018

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

  7. Conceiving a baby

    23 Apr 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...

  8. Food poisoning - listeria

    18 Apr 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...

  9. Abortion

    13 Apr 2018

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

  10. Immunisation and pregnancy

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