Pregnancy

Can I take ibuprofen when I’m pregnant?

Can I take ibuprofen when I’m pregnant?

It depends on what stage of pregnancy you're at. Continue reading

Can I take hay fever medicine during pregnancy?

Can I take hay fever medicine during pregnancy?

Make sure you check your hay fever medicine with your doctor during pregnancy. Continue reading

Can I take paracetamol during pregnancy?

Can I take paracetamol during pregnancy?

Ideally you should avoid taking medicines if you can. Continue reading

Are complementary therapies safe during pregnancy?

Are complementary therapies safe during pregnancy?

Complementary treatments should be used alongside but never replace the treatment offered by your doctor. Continue reading

Is my baby at risk if I’m pregnant and have diabetes?

Is my baby at risk if I’m pregnant and have diabetes?

Importance of reducing risk if you suffer from diabetes. Continue reading

What are the risks of slapped cheek syndrome during pregnancy?

What are the risks of slapped cheek syndrome during pregnancy?

The main symptom is a blotchy red rash on your face that looks like you have slapped cheeks. Continue reading

Can I take cod liver oil supplements when I’m pregnant?

Can I take cod liver oil supplements when I’m pregnant?

When you're pregnant, you shouldn't take any supplements that contain vitamin A. Continue reading

How to tell if twins are identical

How can we find out if our twins are identical?

Identical twins are always of the same sex (either girl/girl or boy/boy). Read on for more information on expecting twins. Continue reading

Can I take anti-malaria medication if I’m pregnant or trying for a baby?

Can I take anti-malaria medication if I’m pregnant or trying for a baby?

Some anti-malaria medicines have been taken safely during pregnancy for many years, while others should be avoided. Continue reading

Do twins always run in families?

Do twins always run in families?

Identical twins don't usually run in families. Non-identical twins tend to run in families. Continue reading