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  • weeks 13 - 28 infographic

    Second trimester: weeks 13 to 28

    The second trimester is the middle three months of your pregnancy. This is a time when lots of women tell the world they’re pregnant and begin to feel like the pregnancy is more ‘real’.

  • week 29-40 infographic

    Third trimester: weeks 29 to 40

    The end of your pregnancy is in sight. It won't be long until your baby arrives. Feelings at this stage of pregnancy tend to vary from tiredness and worry to excitement about the baby.

  • Weeks 1-12 infographic

    First trimester: weeks 1 to 12

    You're pregnant: congratulations! The first weeks of your pregnancy are a vital time as your body gets busy building a baby. How exciting!

Pregnancy news and blogs

  • pregnant woman

    News

    NHS promises more care for pregnant women from BAME background

    The NHS is taking urgent action to protect expectant mums from a black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) background during the coronavirus crisis, as new research shows these women face an increased risk.

  • Group B strep awareness month

    Blog

    Group B strep – what you need to know

    Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacteria carried in the body. Carrying group B strep is usually harmless, but sometimes it can infect a baby during labour. Fortunately, most group B strep infections in newborn babies can be prevented, simply and safely, when pregnant women carrying group B strep are offered antibiotics in labour.

  • Woman in hospital bed holding bump during labour

    Blog

    Asking for pain relief during labour

    You should feel that your needs and wishes are being listened to during labour, particularly around pain relief. Every labour and birth is unique and care should be tailored to you.

  • James holding his son's hand whilst watching a video of Lauren's ultrasound

    Blog

    Being a dad during the coronavirus pandemic

    I put on a brave face and watched her walk through the doors into the unknown all on her own. This was heart breaking and I’ve never felt so helpless. My wife is my best friend. Whatever life throws at us we handle it together.