Pregnancy information

From antenatal care, to exercise to labour and birth, our pregnancy information section answers all your questions about pregnancy health

  • Would you notice if your baby's movement slowed down?

    Movements matter - raising awareness of fetal movements

    Our #movementsmatter campaign, launched on 24 October, challenges dangerous myths about baby movement during pregnancy, and urges mums-to-be to follow current recommendations about what to do when they experience a change in their baby's movements. The campaign is supported by NHS England and Kicks Count.

  • Smiling baby.

    Use our pregnancy calculator to find out your due date

    Just found out you're pregnant? Work out when your baby's due with our due date calculator and sign up to our email for free weekly updates on your baby's development.

Pregnancy in the news

  • Back off Cheryl’s bump!

    As Cheryl Cole’s growing bump makes another public appearance, Piers Morgan has congratulated the star on her pregnancy and told her to ‘hurry up with the announcement.’ Our midwife Anna explains why announcing a pregnancy is a deeply personal decision that nobody should feel pressurised into.

  • Pregnant woman looking worried

    NHS England sets out plans to improve maternal mental health care

    New plans have been announced to provide more support for pregnant women and new mums suffering mental illness.

  • Eight-year-old Wolverhampton boy delivers newborn sister

    Eight-year-old-boy delivers his baby sister

    We love the story of eight-year-old Marcus Caffery who ended up taking care of his mum and delivering his baby sister as his dad flagged down the ambulance.

  • Stephanie Davis

    Sickness in pregnancy not always down to baby

    Pregnant celebrity Stephanie Davis was rushed to hospital after suffering severe and persistent vomiting. Our midwife Amanda reminds mums-to-be that while feeling unwell in pregnancy isn’t always linked to being pregnant, you should always talk to your doctor or midwife about your symptoms.

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In pregnancy information

  • The team of midwives at Tommy's.

    About us

    Tommy's provides accredited midwife-led pregnancy health information for parents-to-be, and funds research into the causes of pregnancy loss.

  • Happy couple ready to conceive.

    Getting pregnant

    If you've decided you're ready to start a family, find out more about getting your pregnancy off to the best start.

  • Happy couple with positive pregnancy test.

    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!

  • 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

  • A health professional.

    For health professionals

    If you are involved in the care of pregnant women we have resources to help you.

  • Pregnant woman with sharp pain in her stomach.

    Is it serious? Pregnancy symptom checker

    In many cases the symptoms in this section will not lead to a serious complication and will be treated easily. Occasionally though they are signs of a more serious complaint.

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