Pregnancy

Pregnant woman smiling

First things first: are you pregnant? Find out the signs of pregnancy, and then what's ahead with our week-by-week guide. We've got advice here on antenatal care, what you can eat, exercise, tests, scans, weight gain, where to have your baby, what happens during labour and much more.

If it's your first baby you'll have lots of questions, if it's not your first you'll have lots of experience - share both on our Pregnancy Talk forum.


Pregnancy calendar

Baby in utero at 40 weeks

Our week-by-week guide is packed with fascinating facts about your baby's development and useful info and advice about what's happening to your body as pregnancy progresses.

Pregnancy health

Epidural

Advice on foods to avoid, exercise during pregnancy, weight gain, pelvic floor exercises, antenatal care, tests and scans...


Signs of ovulation

Ovulation

Before the being pregnant, there's the getting pregnant bit. Learn about the signs of ovulation to increase your chances of conceiving.

Labour and childbirth

Waterbirth

Find out about the stages of labour, your pain relief options, breathing in labour, home births, water births, C-sections and more.


What to buy?

Baby monitors

Looking at the sheer range of things you apparently 'need' for the nursery can be daunting. Find out from other Mumsnetters what they rate.

Baby names

Baby names

See Mumsnetters' predictions for names you're thinking of and be inspired with our baby name finder. Plus, practical tips about choosing your baby's name.


How long does it take to get pregnant?

Sometimes longer than you think, is the short answer. Find out about the things that can affect your fertility.

Maternity wear

T-shirt on mannequin

Find out what the Mumsnet mavens of the Style and Beauty board have to say about flattering-not-fattening maternity wear.

Last updated: 07-Oct-2014 at 2:29 PM