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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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Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a condition that can happen in pregnancy, causing high blood pressure. Read about the symptoms and treatment of pre-eclampsia.

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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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Feeding your newborn baby

One of the most important choices you need to make as a new parent is how you will feed your baby. Find out about the different options available.

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Nosebleeds during pregnancy

Nosebleeds during pregnancy are common. Generally, there's no need to worry and you should be able to treat a bleeding nose yourself at home.

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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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Vitamins and supplements during pregnancy

Folic acid, iodine and vitamin D supplements are recommended during pregnancy. But a healthy diet will provide all the other nutrients that you need.

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Pregnant with triplets or more

Learning you're pregnant with triplets or more can be a shock, but most parents find having multiple babies to be a positive experience.

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6-week postnatal check

The 6-week postnatal check is an important opportunity to assess your mental and physical wellbeing and recovery after pregnancy and baby’s birth.

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Exercising during pregnancy

Physical activity while pregnant can help prepare your body for childbirth. Learn more about what exercises you can do, and what activities to avoid.

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