Pregnancy is a different experience for every woman. Learn what to expect from pregnancy, labour and birth including how to care for yourself and your baby and the type of care you prefer.
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Topic: Pregnancy stages
A suspected pregnancy needs to be confirmed with medical tests as symptoms may be caused by a range of other factors.
Pregnancy is counted as 40 weeks, starting from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period.
Pregnancy is calculated from the first day of your last period, not from the date of conception.
A midwife or doctor will use abdominal palpation during an antenatal visit to examine a baby’s position and development.
Morning sickness is typically at its worst early in the day but it can strike at any point during the day or night.