Pregnancy

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

Can I have an X-ray if I’m pregnant?

Can I have an X-ray if I’m pregnant?

If possible, you should avoid having an X-ray while you’re pregnant. Can my treatment wait? Your

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