Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, but it can also be one of the most frightening times, especially for new mums. The following articles will outline what is happening to you and your baby at each stage of pregnancy, explore some of the most common illnesses during pregnancy and offer advice on how to keep yourself and your baby as healthy as possible.

Common illnesses and conditions during pregnancy

Hormonal changes in the body can contribute to several different conditions and illnesses during pregnancy; many of these are mild but they can cause pain and discomfort; below is a list of some of the most common conditions during pregnancy and some tips to ease painful and embarrassing symptoms. If you have any concerns about your health or are worried about anything you should arrange to see your GP or midwife.

Guide to Pregnancy


Backache during Pregnancy

Constipation during Pregnancy

Eating during pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy

Heartburn and Indigestion During Pregnancy


Morning sickness

Piles during Pregnancy

Stages of pregnancy




Support for parents that have lost a baby

Pregnancy Tests