Backache in pregnancy
There are several things you can do to help prevent backache from happening during your pregnancy, and to help you cope with an aching back if it does...
Bladder and bowel incontinence during pregnancy
Incontinence of your bladder (wee) or bowel (poo) is quite common during pregnancy. Find out what causes it, and how you can help prevent it.
Changes to hair during pregnancy
Hormonal changes during pregnancy can make your hair thicker or thinner. Learn about these changes and whether you can dye hair while pregnant.
Changes to your skin during pregnancy
As your pregnancy develops, you may find that you experience changes to your skin. Most of these changes will improve or after your baby is born.
Constipation during pregnancy
Constipation is common during pregnancy. Learn about the causes, and how you can prevent or reduce symptoms, both before and during your pregnancy.
Fatigue and dizziness during pregnancy
Feeling tired or faint is quite common during pregnancy. Learn how to look after yourself and when to talk to your doctor or midwife.
Frequent urination during pregnancy
Having to urinate more often during pregnancy is very common. Find out why it happens and how you can reduce it.
Haemorrhoids during pregnancy
Haemorrhoids are an uncomfortable but common condition during pregnancy. Find out about what causes haemorrhoids and how to treat them.
Headaches during pregnancy
Headaches are common at various stages of pregnancy. Find out what can help improve your symptoms, and when you should see your doctor.
Indigestion and heartburn in pregnancy
Indigestion (dyspepsia) and heartburn are very common during pregnancy. Find out how to recognise, treat and prevent indigestion.
Leg cramps during pregnancy
Leg cramps are a normal but sometimes uncomfortable part of your pregnancy. Find out how to treat and help prevent leg cramps.
Morning sickness is a feeling of nausea or the experience of vomiting during pregnancy. Find out what you can do to relieve it.
Not every woman will get them, but stretch marks are very common during pregnancy.
Swelling during pregnancy
Swollen ankles and feet are very common during pregnancy. Learn how to help relieve some of the discomfort and know whether any symptoms are serious.
Vaginal discharge during pregnancy
Almost all women have more vaginal discharge in pregnancy as it helps prevent any infections travelling up from the vagina to the womb.
Thrush during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Changes in the levels of female hormones during pregnancy increase your chances of developing thrush and make it more likely to keep coming back.
Varicose veins are a common but uncomfortable part of pregnancy and usually go away without treatment. Find out here how you can ease the discomfort.