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You and your baby's wellbeing

Feelings, relationships and pregnancy

As well as physical, financial and social changes, many women experience emotional changes during pregnancy.

Things to avoid during pregnancy

From hair dye to house paints, there are a few products or lifestyle habits pregnant women and their partners should be cautious of during pregnancy.

Baby movements during pregnancy

Every baby is unique and it is important for you to get to know your baby’s movement patterns.

Braxton Hicks contractions

Braxton Hicks contractions are a normal part of pregnancy and not a sign that you’re ready to give birth.

Sex during pregnancy

It's perfectly safe to have sex during pregnancy. It is normal for your sex drive to change during pregnancy, so make sure to talk about it with your ...

Cold and flu during pregnancy

When you are pregnant you need to be careful how you treat cold or flu as it can effect your unborn baby.

Travel and pregnancy

With the proper precautions, and armed with information on when to travel, vaccinations and insurance, most women can travel safely well into their pr...

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