Guide to a healthy pregnancy
Having a healthy pregnancy
Having a healthy pregnancy means following a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, knowing what to avoid and making sure your vaccinations are up to...
Healthy diet during pregnancy
A healthy diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any time, but especially vital if you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
Exercising during pregnancy
Doing regular moderate physical activity has health benefits during pregnancy and also helps to prepare the body for childbirth. Read about getting fi...
Pelvic floor exercises
Pelvic floor exercises help to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor which come under great strain in pregnancy and childbirth.
Foods to avoid when pregnant
Important facts about which foods you should avoid, limit, or take extra care with when you're pregnant.
Caffeine during pregnancy
While having large amounts of caffeine does not appear to cause birth defects, drinking high amounts of caffeine may make it more difficult to become ...
Alcohol and pregnancy
It’s best not to drink alcohol when you are planning a pregnancy, pregnant or breastfeeding. Find out here why alcohol is a bad idea.
Smoking and pregnancy
Find out how smoking affects your fertility and pregnancy, and why quitting smoking will improve your health and give your baby the best start in life...
Medicines during pregnancy
Learn more about taking medicines during pregnancy, which includes over-the-counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.
Vitamins and supplements during pregnancy
Supplements such as folic acid and iodine are recommended during pregnancy. But check with your doctor before taking any other types.
Yoga and Pilates during pregnancy
Yoga and Pilates during pregnancy can be beneficial, but you should be careful to avoid some positions. Find out how yoga and Pilates can help you her...
Playing sport during pregnancy
Playing sport during pregnancy can have many benefits, but you need to be careful when choosing your sport and how you participate. Find out more here...