OBSTETRICIAN LEONIE SAYS: Due to changing hormone levels in pregnancy, many women experience an increase of vaginal discharge. What you describe sounds like the normal, physiological discharge of pregnancy - odourless and very pale coloured
Congrats, you're pregnant! You may experience a healthy glow, unusual cravings and, er, an increased amount of discharge 'down there'. But don't worry, you're not alone.What causes it?In the first trimester, your hormones cause the cervix
Vaginal discharge The causes of vaginal discharge in pregnancy are the same as in non-pregnant women: hormones, infection, non-infective irritation and cervical ectropion (previously known as cervical erosion). When discussing vaginal discharge
Did you know that some women have regular periods in pregnancy? This may mean you don't know you're pregnant until later than usual. But if you've been hot off the mark with a pregnancy test, it may also mean you realise you're having a bleed a month into the pregnancy.While any ...
Today is National Bacterial Vaginosis Day and Dr Dawn Harper, star of TV show Embarrassing Bodies, wants more women to know the signs of this common vaginal infection, which affects 1 in 3 women.Dawn told us, "Most women think any discharge
Watch your diet as tummy pain can signal constipation. If you are constipated increase your fibre intake - a high fibre cereal with prunes should help - and drinks lots of water. A warm bath might also ease the pain. If you're bleeding, or have other symptoms, such as a high temp...
% of infected males have no symptoms at all. This is why so few people seek treatment, and why the spread of the disease has been so rampant. Early symptoms relate to infection of the urethra in men (penile discharge or discomfort on passing urine
to leave hospital, and that you are able to look after them.You'll probably have lots of questions about going home while your baby is still in hospital, but probably a lot more once your baby is discharged and you're home alone (and it's the middle
that increase in length and strength, or a ‘show’ - the plug of mucus that has been sealing up your cervix coming away as a jelly-like discharge. Most mums-to-be worry that they won’t recognise the signs, but don’t worry - you will!The signs of labour
.'Smoking heavily, being underweight or overweight are all risk factors for early birth, too. If you're getting any unusual symptoms, discharge, pain or bleeding, call your doctor immediately.'