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If you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, taking care of yourself has never been more important. Some existing health conditions such as thyroid, auto-immune diseases and mental health conditions may complicate your journey, so discuss with your General Practitioner (GP) or specialist how best to manage your health and best prepare for a pregnancy.

Pregnancy Health Issues

Antenatal appointments

Regardless of how healthy you are going into pregnancy; it is important that you organise and attend all scheduled antenatal appointments. This will ensure that you and your baby are getting the care you need at all stages of your pregnancy.

Some of the more common pregnancy-related health issues that you may experience are discussed in the articles below. 


Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) used to be called “Morning Sickness”.

If you have diabetes, it should be well managed before you fall pregnant.


During pregnancy you may find that you experience a wide range of feelings

Up to 10% of pregnancies can be affected by high blood pressure. This can include chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension,…