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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.

Announcing... Bumpfest!


Pregnant with your first child (or second, or third...)? Then join us at BumpFest - it'll be packed with talks, workshops and activities to prepare you for becoming a parent.

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.

Signs of ovulation


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

Pregnancy health


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

Labour and childbirth


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

Best pregnancy buys

Baby monitors

On baby No 2 (or more) and happy to share your expertise when it comes to what to buy before the baby comes? Your review could really help other mums-to-be. 

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.

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.

Last updated: 14-Jul-2014 at 12:07 PM