Is period-like pain during pregnancy normal?


Abdominal pains during pregnancy

If you experience cramps and period-like pain during pregnancy it can be alarming.

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Staying cool during pregnancy
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The 6 best pregnancy apps for expectant mums

Technology can lend a helping hand when it comes to your pregnancy journey.

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Can a vegan diet impact your chances of getting pregnant?

We speak to a registered dietician about a plant-based diet and fertility.

Minimise vaginal tearing during childbirth
Perineal massage to minimise vaginal tearing

The technique is said to help reduce the chances of tearing during childbirth.

The best pregnancy pillows to help you sleep

Our pick of the best maternity pillows to soothe back and bump pain.

Home births: the benefits and risks

Consultant Paediatrician Dr Tamara Bugembe looks at the pros and cons of having your baby at home.

Giving birth: 10 labour tips from a birth doula

Anxious about labour? Read our expert advice to feel calmer and more in control.

How to treat haemorrhoids during and after pregnancy

Find out how to treat this common ailment, with our expert advice.

Everything you need to know about epidurals

Can you really have a pain-free birth? Well, an epidural certainly helps!

Fear of giving birth
Tokophobia: when giving birth terrifies you

One in 10 women suffer from tokophobia - an intense fear of pregnancy and giving birth.

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The best fertility and ovulation apps for pregnancy

Trying to conceive? Here are 10 of the best apps to track ovulation, fertility and pregnancy.

Excessive morning sickness explained
Hyperemesis gravidarum: severe pregnancy sickness

We speak to the experts extreme morning sickness during pregnancy.

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Morning sickness: pregnancy nausea remedies

Try these morning sickness tips to minimise queasiness and make day-to-day life bearable.

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The essential hospital kit list for labour and giving birth

It's your birth day! Here's everything you need to pack in your hospital bag.

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8 ways to feel more in control during pregnancy and birth

Expert tips on how to feel more comfortable and relaxed when you have a baby.

Implantation cramps
Implantation cramps explained

What feels like period pain could in fact be an early sign of pregnancy.