Even if you eat a healthy, varied diet during pregnancy, it can be hard to get enough folic acid and calcium, in particular. Multivitamin tablets can be a good solution.
Pregnancy affects women's skin in all sorts of ways. It may be greasier than usual, have a rash, stretch marks or pigmentation - all because of the hormones and other changes taking place in your body.
Sure you're eating for two, and one of you is developing. Unfortunately that doesn't mean you should actually eat for two; wouldn't that be great? Here is what you need to know about eating during pregnancy.
Caesarean sections, or c-sections, can either be planned or carried out as an emergency procedure when a delivery doesn't go as planned.
First of all, to prevent cot death, put your baby down to sleep on their back. And never smoke around your baby.
Perhaps your pregnancy clashes with your work? You have legal rights that you might not be aware of. Your work environment should be safe both for you and your unborn baby.
There are three stages you have to go through before you can welcome your baby to the world: dilation of the cervix, pushing and birth, and delivery of the placenta.
Time passes slowly when you're waiting to start labour, and even more slowly if you're overdue. But a scheduled induction can feel like both a blessing and a disappointment.
About half of all pregnant women report feeling nauseous during pregnancy. It's due to a combination of a drop in blood sugar levels and/or fluctuating pregnancy hormones. And it can be really, really tough.
What you eat when you're pregnant is extremely important, but it's even more important if you're vegetarian. Vegetarian mums-to-be need to be especially vigilant about getting enough protein and iron.
You don't have to stop going to the gym when you're pregnant. just ask the staff to tailor your fitness programme as your pregnancy progresses.
Perhaps you've got the pregnancy test in your hand and you've just found out that you're pregnant! Congratulations! This is the beginning of a long, exciting, fantastic, fun, sometimes tough and tiresome journey. Welcome aboard!