The pregnancy care planner

Your NHS guide to having a baby

General pregnancy topics

Your feelings and relationships
Being pregnant and having a baby will have a big impact on how you feel and your relationships with others.
More about feelings

Information for dads
It takes two to make a baby, and becoming a father can bring up a lot of emotions and new challenges to face.
More about becoming a dad

Existing health problems
Some health conditions need careful management to minimise risks to both you and your baby.
More about health problems

Make some decisions
It's never too early to start thinking about the decisions you need to make during pregnancy, including the kind of birth you'd like. 
More about making some decisions 

Maternity leave and employment rights
All employed women are entitled to 52 weeks’ maternity leave, so make sure you understand your rights and how to apply.
More about employment rights

It pays to seek advice about claiming the benefits you are entitled to as soon as you become pregnant.
More about benefits


Swine flu and pregnancy

All you need to know about H1N1 (swine) flu and pregnancy, including treatment to protect you and your baby.

Pregnancy newsletter

Sign up for the pregnancy newsletter and get information every month for your stage of pregnancy.

Pregnancy blog

Mums-to-be talk about their pregnancy, from scans, sickness and sex to bumps, Braxton Hicks and birth plans.

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