Nutrition & lifestyle articles
Antenatal depression and postnatal depression in women
Antenatal depression and postnatal depression in women
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
Stress and pregnancy
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.
Pelvic floor care: in pictures
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.
Alcohol and pregnancy: in pictures
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.
Smoking and pregnancy: in pictures
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.
Health problems in pregnancy
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.
Healthy pregnancy for women who are overweight
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.
Healthy eating for pregnancy: in pictures
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.