risk. Treatment can cut your risk of a premature delivery by 84%, so see the dentist if youre affected.Take folic acidTaking a folic acid supplement reduces the risk of having a baby with a neural tube defect such as spina bifida, where the protective
health, brushing regularly with fluoride toothpaste and visiting the dentist – NHS dental treatment is free when you’re pregnant.’ Janet Clarke of the British Dental AssociationLOOK AFTER YOUR SKIN ‘During pregnancy your skin will be drier and possibly
, who can advise on treatment. For information and support, visit laleche.org.uk.
're experiencing bleeding or pain, or you've had fertility treatment, you may be offered an early scan between 6-11 weeks. You may also have a scan in the last three months if your baby is smaller than average; if you're suffering from high blood pressure, diabetes
hair.Should I avoid hair dyes and treatments while I'm pregnant?... Should I avoid chemicals and only use natural products? Daniel: If you are going to have your hair dyed whilst you are pregnant, firstly make sure you visit a professional! Dying your
home birth, here's how to get the birth you want.HospitalAround 95% of mums have hospital births, where there's a range of Pain Relief available, such as epidurals, as well as instant access to emergency treatment. Many first-time mums feel daunted
to make the most of the free dental treatment you are entitled to (up until your baby is 12 months old) and see your dentist and hygienist regularly.Help your body - Use a softer toothbrush and make sure your diet is rich in calcium. Drink plenty of milk