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Pregnancy discomforts

Saliva and ptyalism - hypersalivation in pregnancy

Ptyalism is a condition which causes excess saliva. It is also known as hypersalivation or sialorrhea and frequently affects women in the early stages of pregnancy

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How to prevent constipation in pregnancy

Here we talk about things you can try out to help prevent yourself getting constipation while you’re pregnant. We discuss how you can make small changes to your lifestyle to help avoid constipation in pregnancy. These changes might also help relieve symptoms if you already have constipation.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnancy

Carpal tunnel syndrome can sometimes affect women during pregnancy. Symptoms include tingling, numbness and pain in the hand. Read on to find out more about carpal tunnel and how to relieve your symptoms.

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What causes stillbirth? What happens if a baby is stillborn? Find out about potential causes and prevention.


Itching in pregnancy: Five things you need to know

It’s up there with the more unexpected of pregnancy symptoms. Yet being itchy is actually one of the most common skin problems in pregnancy. Here’s what you need to know about it.


Nosebleeds during pregnancy

It may seem like one of the odder quirks of pregnancy but there’s reason behind that bleeding nose. Here’s what’s going on…

Morning sickness

Morning sickness and pregnancy nausea

You may be feeling a little queasy if you’re in the early stages of pregnancy. So let’s talk about pregnancy sickness and find out what’s normal.


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Flying when pregnant

Flying when pregnant during your first and second trimester is generally considered to be safe, read about rules and guidelines here.

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Infections during pregnancy

You may be more susceptible to urine infection in pregnancy, as well as other issues including kidney problems, sexually transmitted infections and colds and flu.

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Constipation in pregnancy, haemorrhoids and anal fissures

Here we discuss the symptoms of constipation and how to prevent it. We also talk about the conditions that constipation may lead to: haemorrhoids (piles) and anal fissures. 

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How to spot sepsis

If you’re pregnant or have just given birth, it’s crucial to be aware of the symptoms.


Heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux in pregnancy

They might seem like low-level pregnancy symptoms but gastric issues can be seriously painful. Here’s what you need to know.