Having a Baby

Pregnancy & HealthLoving your baby starts with looking after yourself

This is an exciting time and keeping healthy is important. Check out the wealth of information we have here to assist expectant mums (and dads!), be it your first or your fifth pregnancy.

Get the facts for health

We’ve gathered a range of fact based information and articles to help you navigate the issues that are important for having healthy and happy pregnancy. And, as we do regular updates, you’ll find something new each time you visit.

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Coping with Morning Sickness

One of the best known downsides to pregnancy is the nausea and vomiting of early pregnancy. Morning sickness, as it is commonly called, has had many women wondering why they wanted to be pregnant at all!

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Can work stress affect baby-to-be?

Studies have shown that stress may play a part in maternal health and therefore in foetal health and well-being. For example, women who stand for more than 4 hours at a job without a break have a higher risk of early labour.

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