Pregnancy

Travel vaccinations and pregnancy

Can I have travel vaccinations during pregnancy?

Ideally, you should try to avoid visiting destinations which require vaccinations while you are pregnant. This

Diving when pregnant

Is it safe for me to go diving?

Medical conditions and diving To dive safely you must have a high level of physical fitness

Can I find out the sex of my baby?

Can I find out the sex of my baby?

An ultrasound scan (sonogram) transmits high-frequency sound waves through your uterus. The sound waves bounce off

VIDEO: Will having sex during pregnancy harm my baby?

VIDEO: Will having sex during pregnancy harm my baby?

Your baby is well cushioned by a sac of fluid well beyond the neck of the

Is it safe to use fake tan during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use fake tan during pregnancy?

Skin is more sensitive during pregnancy, so its advisable to avoid fake tan when you are pregnant. Continue reading

Are sunbeds safe to use during pregnancy?

Are sunbeds safe to use during pregnancy?

Pregnant women often find that their skin is more sensitive than usual. If you use a

Why shouldn’t I change the cat litter during pregnancy?

Why shouldn’t I change the cat litter during pregnancy?

How to avoid toxoplasmosis infection when pregnant. Continue reading

What should I do if I’m pregnant and I’ve been near someone with chickenpox?

What should I do if I’m pregnant and I’ve been near someone with chickenpox?

It depends on whether you’ve had chickenpox or not. Most pregnant women in the UK and

What if I’m pregnant and I haven’t had chickenpox?

What if I’m pregnant and I haven’t had chickenpox?

When you’re pregnant, you should avoid contact with anyone who has chickenpox or shingles if: you

What are the risks of toxoplasmosis during pregnancy?

What are the risks of toxoplasmosis during pregnancy?

The risk of toxoplasmosis problems varies, depending on when you become infected during your pregnancy. Continue reading