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High blood pressure in pregnancy

High blood pressure in pregnancy is a common medical problem that usually disappears after the birth. It may signal a serious condition called pre-eclampsia.

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Low blood pressure during pregnancy

It’s common in pregnancy for your blood pressure to drop slightly at first, before rising to pre-pregnancy levels by the time your baby is born.

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Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a condition that affects some pregnant women usually during the second half of pregnancy or immediately after delivery.

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Complications during pregnancy

Some women will experience complications such as bleeding, itching high blood pressure or severe vomiting during pregnancy that will require treatment.

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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.

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Pre-existing diabetes and pregnancy

If you have type 1 or 2 diabetes, maintaining stable blood sugar levels before and during pregnancy is important for you and your baby’s health.

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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.

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Molar pregnancy

A molar pregnancy is a type of pregnancy where a baby does not develop. A molar pregnancy can be either complete or partial.

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Checkups, tests and scans available during your pregnancy

Antenatal care includes several checkups, tests and scans, some of which are offered to women as a normal part of antenatal care in Australia.

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Pregnancy at week 30

Your baby's reflexes are developing, and they may even be sucking their thumb or fingers. You might be tired and sore, but try to exercise and get enough sleep.

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