Have a look at our diet and health in pregnancy pages for lots of info and support on this, and all aspects of health and diet.You can also work out an approximate due date using our pregnancy due date calculator.If you are not registered with a GP or dentist in your area, now's the time to get this sorted.
The best way to beat boob soreness during pregnancy is with a good, well-fitting bra.
Pregnant women are offered a screening test for Down's syndrome, Edwards' syndrome and Patau's syndrome from 10-14 weeks of pregnancy.
Looking after your teeth is really important in pregnancy too, as expectant mums can sometimes be more prone to problems like bleeding gums.
Dental care is free when you are pregnant and remains so for 12 months after your baby is born, but you need to have a maternity certificate (MAT B1) from your midwife or GP.
If you do get a negative result, it’s sometimes worth doing another test a few days or week after your missed period to see if it comes back positive as the h CG levels increase.
Implantation bleeding If around the 4 week mark of your pregnancy you notice a little bleeding, or a pink or brownish discharge, chances are it is implantation bleeding this occurs when a fertilised egg attaches itself to the lining of the uterus in order to begin growing.
It’s thought about one third of women experience implantation bleeding.
The difficulty is that it happens at a similar time in your cycle to menstruation, so it’s often confused with having an early period.
In fact, around one in every three of women can experience implantation bleeding in the early stages of pregnancy, read more in signs and symptoms below.
It can be confused with having a period or a miscarriage can lead some women to believe they are not actually pregnant or have lost their baby.
Even at this very early stage of pregnancy, there are some important things to be aware of.