Complex pregnancy

Unfortunately some pregnancies can have complications but doctors and nurses are always supportive. Read our guide to some of the complications women can encounter during pregnancy.


Latest Complex pregnancy Posts

C Sections: Common myths debunked!

A Caesarean section, or  C section, might be a scary prospect for some first-time mums, but the reality is that more and more of us are having C sections – a study by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), UCD and Trinity College Dublin, found that births by c section had increased to 30 per […]

Fertility & Age

Years ago, the most common age to have babies was your early twenties. As time has gone by, and the world around us has changed, this typical age has gotten older. Many things influence this, including work, lifestyle and society. Nowadays, women are having children into their 40s. But how does age affect your fertility? Is […]

This little bracelet could help you conceive

What is the Ava bracelet? The Ava bracelet is a new clinically proven method of tracking your body to improve your fertility and chances of conceiving. Worn at night, sensors in the bracelet collect data that track physiological patterns linked to fertility. These patterns are fed into an algorithm to detect your fertile window, physiological […]

All you need to know about the flu vaccine

All women pregnant during the flu season (October to April) should get the seasonal flu vaccine – here’s all you need to know… What is seasonal flu? We’re so used to people saying they have the flu when they have a cold that it can be hard to realise exactly how serious the flu really […]

Studies Show Link Between Depression During Pregnancy and This Common Condition

A new study carried out in the US by the National Institute of Child Health and Development has revealed a possible two way link between depression during the early stage of pregnancy and the development of gestational diabetes. Similarly the study found a link between gestational diabetes and the likelihood of developing post-partum depression. The […]

All You Need To Know About Placenta Praevia

Placenta praevia can be a scary diagnosis to get when pregnant, but it can be easily managed. Here’s all you need to know. What is placenta praevia? Placenta praevia occurs when the placenta develops low down in the uterus, and stays there as the pregnancy moves into the final trimester. If the placenta is located […]

10 ways to help labour pain

Forget those horror stories – a little knowledge can help make your birth experience a really positive one – here are ten ways to minimise labour pain and help make the birth of your child a memorable occasion – for the right reasons! Learn to breathe At the very least, do the breathing exercises taught […]

At What Age Does Fertility Decline?

As your age increases, your fertility levels decrease. As early as 30 years old, your fertility levels begin to decline. A national study revealed that 79 per cent of people between the ages of 25 and 44 did not know when their fertility begins to decline. Due to this worrying number of people a state-funded education campaign […]

Ectopic pregnancy: All you need to know

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilised egg is implanted outside of the uterus. The most common area where an ectopic pregnancy occurs is the fallopian tubes (95 per cent), but can they can also occur in the ovaries, the cervix or the abdomen. Affecting 1 in 80 pregnancies, ectopic pregnancy means ‘out of place’ […]

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