Nutrition & lifestyle articles
Stress and pregnancy
Stress and pregnancy
Stress and pregnancy often go together – pregnancy can mean big changes. Stress management is important for your health and your baby’s. Read 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.
Antenatal depression
Antenatal depression
Antenatal depression is different from the usual emotional changes of pregnancy. Read about antenatal depression symptoms, risk factors and getting help.
Health problems in pregnancy
Health problems in pregnancy
This guide to health problems and complications in pregnancy tells you what’s normal, when to see your doctor and how to have a healthy pregnancy.
Healthy pregnancy for overweight women
Healthy pregnancy for overweight women
Read healthy tips 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.