Pregnancy

Can I have a cervical screening test during pregnancy?

Can I have a cervical screening test during pregnancy?

 A cervical screening test is designed to check the health of your cervix (the neck of

Why do I need folic acid?

Why do I need folic acid?

Folic acid also known as vitamin B9, and its importance for your developing baby. Continue reading

What is the amniotic sac?

What is the amniotic sac?

The amniotic sac is a bag of fluid inside a woman’s womb (uterus) where the unborn baby develops and

When is it safe to have sex after a miscarriage?

When is it safe to have sex after a miscarriage?

After a miscarriage, there is a possibility that you may bleed for a few weeks. The bleeding

When will my periods return after a miscarriage?

When will my periods return after a miscarriage?

If you have had a miscarriage, it may take 4-6 weeks for your periods to return.

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge during pregnancy?

Normal discharge All women have some vaginal discharge starting a year or two before puberty and

Pregnancy and measles

Pregnancy and measles

If you're planning on getting pregnant and you're not sure if you've had measles or the measles vaccination, your GP may suggest you have the MMR jab to make sure you're immune. Continue reading

What are the health risks of smoking?

What are the health risks of smoking?

If you smoke, you increase your risk of more than 50 serious health conditions. Some may

What is the umbilical cord?

What is the umbilical cord?

The umbilical cord connects a baby in the womb to its mother. It runs from an opening

Hypnotherapy for natural pain free birth

What is hypnobirthing?

Banish anxiety about the birth through relaxation. Continue reading