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Sometimes reproductive matters can have you thinking OMFG! Luckily, a little extra knowledge can ease your concerns, help you manage your condition better and optimise your chances of having a baby.

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Pelvic inflammatory disease explained

Some women’s health matters don’t get the attention they deserve – often because there’s a general lack of awareness about

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What is a high-risk pregnancy?

Your pregnancy may be considered high risk for a range of different reasons – sometimes it’s for multiple reasons.

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Polycystic ovary syndrome

PCOS is a common condition that may make it harder to become pregnant.

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Managing IVF pregnancies

IVF pregnancies are special – much time, love and care has been invested in getting this far.

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Fertility treatment options

There are many different fertility treatments that can be used to help you start your family.

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Nausea and vomiting

Though common during pregnancy, in rare cases this can lead to serious complications such as dehydration.

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Bleeding or pain during pregnancy

The most likely outcome is a normal viable pregnancy, but bleeding and pain should always be investigated.

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Pregnant with pain: coping with pelvic instability (‘pelvic girdle pain’)

Around 20–50% of women will experience some degree of pain while pregnant due to pelvic instability.

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Do I still need to worry about the Zika virus?

Everything you need to know about why the Zika virus poses a risk during pregnancy, and what you can do

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Should I get the flu shot while pregnant?

Find out which vaccines you should receive and which you should avoid during pregnancy.

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Should I freeze my eggs?

Learn how egg freezing works and what to consider when deciding whether to freeze your eggs.

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Can my diet really affect my fertility?

Try making some simple changes to what you eat and drink to boost your chances of getting pregnant.

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Starting a family as a same-sex couple

Thanks to advances in fertility treatment and recent legislative changes, it’s very feasible for same-sex couples to have a family.

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A guide to your contraception options

Read this guide to understand the contraceptive methods that are currently available to you.

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Understanding miscarriage

Miscarriage is common, but most women who miscarry will have a healthy pregnancy in the future.

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Pregnancy weight gain: is there a right amount and why does it matter?

Pregnancy weight gain is normal and healthy but 75% of women don’t gain a healthy amount of weight.

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