1. Pregnancy
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Pregnancy wellbeing: healthy lifestyle

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    Pelvic floor care: in pictures

    Your pelvic floor holds your bladder, bowel and uterus in place, but pregnancy and birth can weaken it. Get tips for pelvic floor care and exercises.

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    Alcohol and pregnancy: in pictures

    If you’re pregnant, it’s best not to drink alcohol. If you’re trying to get pregnant, avoid alcohol. Get tips to cut down and quit alcohol in pregnancy.

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    Smoking and pregnancy: in pictures

    Smoking makes it harder to get pregnant and harms your baby if you are pregnant. See more about smoking and pregnancy, including where to get help to quit.

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    Health problems in pregnancy

    This guide to pregnancy health problems and complications tells you what’s normal, when to see your doctor and how to have a healthy pregnancy.

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    Healthy pregnancy for women who are overweight

    Get practical advice for women who are overweight at the start of pregnancy and find out about the risks of being overweight or obese in pregnancy.

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    Healthy eating for pregnancy: in pictures

    Healthy eating in pregnancy means lots of fruit, vegetables and foods with calcium, protein and iron. Avoid sugary, fatty foods, and drink plenty of water.

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