Out of every 100 couples trying for a baby, 80 to 90 will get pregnant within one year. For some women this happens quickly, but for others it can take longer. It helps to know about the sexual organs, and to understand how a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle and periods work. Find out the best time to get pregnant and other tips on how to conceive.
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Up to 80% of pregnant women have morning sickness symptoms, and there is no risk to a baby unless it is very severe. In most cases no medical treatment is needed, but here are some things you could try that may make a difference.
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Screening tests can be done to work out the chance that your baby has Down syndrome. The tests are not compulsory – not all women choose to have them. This article explains what Down syndrome is, as well as available screening options.
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Labour is painful, so it’s important to learn about all the ways that you can relieve the pain. It's also helpful for whoever is going to be with you during your labour to know about the different options. This article provides this information.
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Being pregnant isn't a sickness, it's a perfectly normal part of a woman's life. However, not all women are well during their pregnancy. If you are pregnant, you should get exercise, rest and eat healthily.