Pregnancy

What are the risks of clostridium difficile (C. diff) during pregnancy?

What are the risks of clostridium difficile (C. diff) during pregnancy?

There is little evidence about the risks of C. diff during pregnancy. However, C. diff bacteria

What are the risks of MRSA during pregnancy?

What are the risks of MRSA during pregnancy?

Little evidence is available about the risks of MRSA during pregnancy. However, MRSA does not usually

How many caesarean sections can you have?

How many caesarean sections can you have?

Caesarean section is a procedure where a baby is delivered by cutting through the front wall

What are the risks of GBS (group B streptococcus) infection during pregnancy?

What are the risks of GBS (group B streptococcus) infection during pregnancy?

 Most pregnant women who carry GBS bacteria have healthy babies. However, there’s a small risk that

What are pelvic floor exercises?

What are pelvic floor exercises?

What are pelvic floor muscles and why are they important? Continue reading

What are the risks of hand, foot and mouth disease during pregnancy?

What are the risks of hand, foot and mouth disease during pregnancy?

Hand, foot and mouth disease is rare in healthy adults, so the risk of infection during

Pregnancy and mumps

Pregnancy and mumps

Mumps is an infectious disease that many people in the UK have been vaccinated against, which

Pregnancy and thrush

Pregnancy and thrush

Thrush, also known as candida, candidosis or candidiasis, is a yeast infection caused by the Candida

What minor problems can happen during pregnancy?

What minor problems can happen during pregnancy?

Changes to your body during pregnancy can bring minor problems that cause you irritation or discomfort.

What are the symptoms of a miscarriage?

What are the symptoms of a miscarriage?

Miscarriage is very common, especially in the first 13 weeks of pregnancy. About one in seven confirmed pregnancies