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Pregnancy related conditions

HSE article for Pregnancy related conditions

Breathlessness or chest pain during pregnancy

Breathlessness or chest pain during pregnancy may be a warning sign that something is wrong. There are occasions that you should see your your GP, obstetrician, midwife or emergency department immediately. Learn about these signs.

Tiredness and fatigue in pregnancy

The changes you can expect during pregnancy and how to manage them.

Warning signs during pregnancy

During pregnancy, it is quite common to have bleeding from the vagina. This doesn't always mean that something is wrong but it can be a sign of a miscarriage. You should contact your GP or midwive. Learn more about the causes.

  • Molar pregnancy

    Learn about the symptoms of a molar pregnancy and who is at risk, treatment and recovery.

  • Back ache and pain in pregnancy

    Tips on how to reduce back pain while you are pregnant

  • Urinary incontinence in pregnancy

    Urinary incontinence is when you leak urine without intending to. Find out what you can do about this during pregnancy and how to help prevent it.

  • Leg cramps during pregnancy

    Legs cramps are painful and common during pregnancy. Find out what to do and when to get urgent medical help.

  • Headaches in pregnancy

    Headaches are common in pregnancy. They are more common in the first trimester (0-13 weeks) or third trimester (27-40 weeks). Read more about the causes of headaches during pregnancy, how to treat them and when to seek help.

  • High blood pressure in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia

    Find out the types of high blood pressure that can affect pregnancy, the symptoms to look for, how it can be treated, and the complications that can occur.

  • Morning sickness (nausea and vomiting)

    Understand the signs, when you might be more likely to have severe morning sickness and what you can do to make yourself better.