PregnancyWelcome to the pregnancy section of our website. Here you’ll find lots of information, support and advice. We’ve provided comprehensive information on many aspects of pregnancy to help you know all about the changes happening to your body and the growing life inside you. Our pregnancy section aims to help you understand and enjoy your pregnancy. Scroll down to see our pregnancy section topics.
Pregnancy Week by Week
As women stroke their round bellies and ponder the mystery unfolding inside them, and as partners feel that first ripple of life under their curious fingertips, it is natural to wonder how their baby is changing throughout pregnancy week by week. This section helps you explore the many changes that happen during pregnancy.
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Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Early pregnancy is one of the most exciting times of your life. But it can be daunting too. There are so many changes and questions. We’ve developed our early pregnancy section so you can learn about how to ensure a healthy pregnancy, and help nurture the growing life inside you.
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The term miscarriage refers to an early pregnancy loss. Miscarriage is relatively common, affecting around one in five pregnancies. For some parents a miscarriage is a bump in the road, while for others it is a devastating life event. This section aims to provide support for those who are experiencing, or have recently had, a miscarriage.
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What to Eat in Pregnancy
When pregnancy is confirmed women start to seek information on keeping healthy. If you’re asking questions about what to eat in pregnancy you’re not alone. This is one of the most common questions mums-to-be ask. To help you find out more about healthy eating in pregnancy we’ve put together this comprehensive section.
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Exercise and Pregnancy
Do exercise and pregnancy go together? YES! Regular exercise in pregnancy offers many benefits. It helps you keep fit and avoid pregnancy complications, like preeclampsia and diabetes. Exercise can also help control weight gain in pregnancy and shorten labour. This section contains information on safe, fun exercise choices.
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Pregnancy and Work
Pregnancy and work is a common combination in today’s world, particularly if you’re having your first baby. While pregnant, you may sail through your time at work, or you may face some special challenges. This section aims to address your concerns and questions about pregnancy and work.
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Expecting a baby can be an exciting, challenging and awe-inspiring time. But what if you discover that there is not just one life growing inside you but two? You probably have lots of questions about being pregnant with twins and parenting twins. We’ve put together this section to help answer questions on twins pregnancy.
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Discomfort during pregnancy
When you’re expecting a baby, your body undergoes many changes, some of which have little to do with the size of your belly. Not surprisingly you’ll most likely experience some discomfort during pregnancy. This section explores the discomfort that can occur as your baby develops, and your body adapts to pregnancy.
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Complementary or alternative therapies are a growing trend, with many women using them during preconception, pregnancy, labour, birth and after their babies are born. This section explores how complementary therapies can help you achieve a natural pregnancy and avoid unnecessary use of synthetic chemicals and medication.
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Now that you’re pregnant, looking after yourself and your unborn baby is a number one priority. There are decisions to be made and many questions to ask, but how do you find the answers that are right for you? To get you off to the right start we’ve put together this helpful section on pregnancy care and the choices available.
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Pregnancy is a special experience whether this is your first baby or your tenth! Feelings about pregnancy can be a little overwhelming. You may experience anything from joy to ambivalence and even fear. You can take positive steps to help prepare yourself for what lies ahead by reading our pregnancy information section.
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In an ideal world we wouldn’t need to include this section on our website. We want every woman to have a healthy, happy pregnancy and a well baby. While most women avoid pregnancy problems, not everyone is so fortunate. We’ve developed this section to provide information about pregnancy problems and common treatments.
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