Is period-like pain during pregnancy normal?

Pregnancy

Abdominal pains during pregnancy

If you experience cramps and period-like pain during pregnancy it can be alarming.

How to keep your cool during pregnancy
Staying cool during pregnancy
Why do you feel so warm when you have a baby on board – and how can …
pregnancy Pilates
Pregnancy Pilates benefits
Taking up Pilates will condition your body for a better pregnancy ex…
Pregnant Woman Fitness Exercise
Is it safe to exercise throughout pregnancy?
How to keep fit and healthy during the first, second and third trime…
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The benefits of pregnancy yoga
Yoga benefits birth and post-delivery stages by relieving stress and…
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The 6 best pregnancy apps for expectant mums

Technology can lend a helping hand when it comes to your pregnancy journey.

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Can a vegan diet impact your chances of getting pregnant?

We speak to a registered dietician about a plant-based diet and fertility.

Minimise vaginal tearing during childbirth
Perineal massage to minimise vaginal tearing

The technique is said to help reduce the chances of tearing during childbirth.

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The best pregnancy pillows to help you sleep

Our pick of the best maternity pillows to soothe back and bump pain.

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Home births: the benefits and risks

Consultant Paediatrician Dr Tamara Bugembe looks at the pros and cons of having your baby at home.

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Giving birth: 10 labour tips from a birth doula

Anxious about labour? Read our expert advice to feel calmer and more in control.

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How to treat haemorrhoids during and after pregnancy

Find out how to treat this common ailment, with our expert advice.

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Everything you need to know about epidurals

Can you really have a pain-free birth? Well, an epidural certainly helps!

Fear of giving birth
Tokophobia: when giving birth terrifies you

One in 10 women suffer from tokophobia - an intense fear of pregnancy and giving birth.

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The best fertility and ovulation apps for pregnancy

Trying to conceive? Here are 10 of the best apps to track ovulation, fertility and pregnancy.

Excessive morning sickness explained
Hyperemesis gravidarum: severe pregnancy sickness

We speak to the experts extreme morning sickness during pregnancy.

Sickness remedies
Morning sickness: pregnancy nausea remedies

Try these morning sickness tips to minimise queasiness and make day-to-day life bearable.

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The essential hospital kit list for labour and giving birth

It's your birth day! Here's everything you need to pack in your hospital bag.

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8 ways to feel more in control during pregnancy and birth

Expert tips on how to feel more comfortable and relaxed when you have a baby.

Implantation cramps
Implantation cramps explained

What feels like period pain could in fact be an early sign of pregnancy.