- Pregnancy symptoms and common health problems
9 min read
From morning sickness to pelvic pain, learn more about common pregnancy symptoms from the first weeks through to the third trimester – and when you should seek medical help.
- Pregnancy: week by week guide
2 min read
This guide covers the major pregnancy milestones to help you prepare for having a baby, with information about maternity care, work and choosing where to give birth.
- The first trimester: 0-12 weeks
5 min read
From getting that positive pregnancy test to coping with early symptoms and booking your first scan, these 12 weeks are the start of your journey to parenthood.
- The second trimester: 13-27 weeks
7 min read
We guide you through the action-packed middle stage of pregnancy: from feeling your baby kick for the first time to deciding where you want to give birth and arranging maternity leave.
- The third trimester: 28-40 weeks
8 min read
As you count down the final weeks and prepare for your baby’s arrival, here’s all you need to know about making a birth plan, packing your hospital bag and watching out for the first signs of labour.
- Mental health in pregnancy
10 min read
Depression and anxiety affect many pregnant women but there is help and support available – we go through how to cope if you’re struggling emotionally during your pregnancy.
- Pregnancy health conditions
8 min read
Health conditions like pre-eclampsia or gestational diabetes which develop during pregnancy can have an impact on your antenatal care and how you plan to give birth.
- Antenatal classes: what will you learn?
4 min read
From making new friends to preparing for the birth – antenatal classes can help you prepare for parenthood.
- NHS vs NCT antenatal classes
4 min read
Discover the differences between NHS and NCT antenatal classes and how they help to prepare you for labour, birth and parenthood.
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