The hormonal changes that pregnancy brings can affect your digestive system and bowel movements, which can cause some discomfort. But don't be embarrassed! This is all very common and there are lots of treatments available to get things, er, moving. If you're after a few tips and remedies for constipation, sickness and piles during pregnancy, then this page will have all you need to know - plus more.
Are you nervous about giving birth for the first time? Wondering how you'll welcome a new baby into the world? A bit of worrying is completely natural – but you needn't become overwhelmed. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, and Mumsnetters who've been through childbirth – and come out the other side – are more than happy to offer some pearls of wisdom