Antenatal depression and postnatal depression are more than pregnancy ups and downs or baby blues. If you have symptoms, it’s a good idea to seek help.
Stress and pregnancy often go together because pregnancy can bring big changes. Stress management is important for your health and your baby’s. Get tips.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.