Your pregnancy and baby guide (NHS Choices)

From trying for a baby to pregnancy and childbirth, this pregnancy planning guide covers:

  • Getting pregnant
  • Your health (diet, smoking, alcohol, medicines and other drugs)
  • Finding out if you are pregnant
  • If you have a medical condition (diabetes, asthma, obesity, epilepsy)
  • Antenatal care and classes
  • Your birth plan
  • Labour and birth
  • Where to have your baby (home birth, birth centres, hospital birth)
  • Common health problems
  • When pregnancy goes wrong

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