Difficulties & Concerns

Miscarriage is extremely hard to cope with, being alone and pregnant can be scary; and not feeling yourself after having a baby is isolating, look up our expert advice for any pregnancy worries you may be having and if you can’t find the answer, ask our expert for advice.

 

Latest Difficulties & Concerns Posts

Whooping Cough: why this vaccine is essential in pregnancy

Nobody like to fill their body with medicine when pregnant, but when it comes to the whooping cough vaccine, it’s pretty much an essential. The reason is that a mother’s immunity to whooping cough (pertussis) diminishes as the nine months progresses. Babies under the age of six months are too young to be vaccinated against […]

Are e-cigarettes a good alternative to smoking while pregnant?

Smoking while pregnant is undoubtedly bad for you and your baby’s health. Cigarettes have many harmful effects on our bodies including: Lowering the amount of oxygen available to you and your baby Increasing your baby’s heart rate and chances of miscarriage and stillbirth Heightening the risk of premature birth or low birth weight Increasing your […]

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 […]

All about thrombosis in pregnancy

It’s not the sexiest of subjects, sure, but with pregnant women four to five times more likely to develop thrombosis, it’s pretty important to know the symptoms and when to get help. Thrombosis is the catch-all term for deep vein thrombosis, DVT (when a clot forms in a deep vein, such as the leg or […]

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 […]

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