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Fatigue and tiredness during pregnancy

Feeling tired or fatigued is quite common during pregnancy. Learn how to look after yourself and when to talk to your doctor or midwife.

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Pregnancy at week 18

By week 18, you may start to feel light-headed and dizzy, but you may also be able to find out whether you’re having a boy or a girl.

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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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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.

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Dealing with hot weather during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Pregnant women are more at risk of becoming overheated because of the physical and hormonal changes which occur during pregnancy.

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Sepsis during pregnancy and after childbirth

Sepsis is a life-threatening response that your body has to infection. Sepsis in pregnancy or after childbirth is a medical emergency.

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Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is when a pregnancy implants outside your womb, usually in a fallopian tube. Read about ectopic pregnancy symptoms and treatment.

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Gas (Entonox)

Gas or Entonox is nitrous oxide mixed with oxygen. Gas can help with pain relief, and it is safe for you and your baby.

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and can be fatal. Explore triggers, symptoms, treatment and what to do in an emergency.

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Anatomy of pregnancy and birth - abdominal muscles

Find out how pregnancy can affect your abdominal muscles and why strengthening them during pregnancy and after birth is important.

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