I’m pregnant

Finding out that you are pregnant, whether you have been trying for a pregnancy or not, can come as quite a surprise - or even a shock!

It may seem hard to take in at first, and you might find the stories you hear from family, friends or the media rather overwhelming. Don't worry - we're here to help. There's lots of information on this website about you and your baby and what will happen in the coming months.

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  • Pregnant woman looking anxious.

    Mental wellbeing

    Although it’s normal to have periods of worry and stress when you’re pregnant, some women have feelings that don’t go away and this can be a sign of something more serious.

  • Pregnant woman exercising on cross-trainer.

    Exercise and activity in pregnancy

    People may tell you that pregnancy is a good time to put your feet up. If your pregnancy is uncomplicated it is actually much healthier for you and your baby to stay active during your pregnancy.

  • Woman on treadmill at gym.

    Weight management in pregnancy

    Although you will be putting on weight in pregnancy as your baby grows, limiting the amount of extra weight gain in pregnancy will improve your health and your baby's, both now and in the future.

  • Weeks 1-12 infographic

    Pregnancy calendar

    We've got all the information you need about your body, your emotions and your baby, week-by-week of your pregnancy.

  • Mother and newborn baby.

    Labour & birth

    Most women worry about how they will cope with the pain of labour and birth. You may worry too, especially if it is your first baby and you do not know what to expect.

  • Woman in hospital bed being comforted by health professional.

    Pregnancy complications

    Sometimes things go wrong during pregnancy and you need extra care

Last reviewed on March 2nd, 2018. Next review date March 2nd, 2018.