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Early signs of pregnancy

For women who have a regular menstrual cycle, the earliest and most reliable sign of pregnancy is a missed period. Read about some of the other early pregnancy signs and symptoms.

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Pregnancy at week 5

You may still wonder, at week 5, if you are pregnant, but you can do a pregnancy test the day after you miss a period.

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Bleeding during pregnancy

Bleeding during pregnancy is relatively common, however you should always contact your midwife or doctor immediately if it happens to you.

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Teenage pregnancy

Being a teenager and finding out you are pregnant can put enormous stress on a young woman and her family so it is important to be supportive.

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Multiple pregnancy (triplets or more)

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

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Pregnant with twins

If you're pregnant with twins, a healthy lifestyle and diet will help you manage your pregnancy and give your babies the best start in life.

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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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Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.

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Breech pregnancy

When a baby is positioned bottom-down late in pregnancy, this is called the breech position. Find out about 3 main types and safe birthing options.

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HIV and pregnancy

Information on living with HIV during your pregnancy and planning for pregnancy.

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