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AbortionAbort - engelska

An abortion is when a person chooses to end their pregnancy. It is the pregnant person's decision whether they want to have an abortion. This is called the right to choose abortion.

Nausea during pregnancyAtt må illa under graviditeten - engelska

It is common to feel nauseous and vomit when you are pregnant. Many people call this morning sickness. Although unpleasant, it is not harmful to you or your baby. There are some things you can do to feel better.

Pain in your pelvic area during pregnancy Att ha ont i bäckenet under graviditeten - engelska

When you are pregnant, the joints in your body become more flexible. You may experience pain in your pelvic area. This is common and usually goes away after childbirth.

Pre-eclampsia Havandeskapsförgiftning - engelska

Pre-eclampsia is a condition you can get when you are pregnant. It is characterised by high blood pressure. It can affect both you and your baby. You may require rest and medicine to lower your blood pressure.

Braxton Hicks contractions and labour contractions Sammandragningar och värkar - engelska

The uterus is a muscle. Sometimes during pregnancy, the uterus will tighten and then relax. These are called Braxton Hicks contractions, or false labour. The uterus also tightens and relaxes when it is time to give birth. These contractions are called labour.

Alcohol and pregnancyAlkohol och graviditet - engelska

Do not drink alcohol when you are pregnant. Alcohol contains substances that could harm the baby in the womb. If you find it difficult to stop drinking alcohol, you can get help.

Tobacco and pregnancyTobak och graviditet - engelska

It is harmful to use tobacco when you are pregnant. The harmful substances found in tobacco will travel to the baby in your womb. You should therefore avoid using tobacco when you are pregnant. If you find it difficult to stop, you can get help. Tobacco is found in products such as cigarettes.

Visiting the midwifery clinic (barnmorske-mottagningen) Besök på barnmorskemottagningen - engelska

When you are pregnant, you may visit a midwifery clinic. These visits are to see how you and the baby in your womb are doing. You will be given advice and help to prepare for the birth of your child. The visits are free of charge.

Pregnant or recently given birth? Make your voice heardGravid eller nyss fött barn? Gör din röst hörd - engelska

If you are pregnant or have recently given birth, you now have the chance to participate in Graviditetsenkäten (the Pregnancy Survey). You will be asked questions about how you felt about the care you received during your pregnancy, after giving birth, and one year after giving birth. The survey also includes questions about your health. Each pregnancy and childbirth experience is unique, so your participation is important to us. Your feedback will help us improve the care.

Video: POX screening on a newbornFilm: Mäta syremättnaden i barnets blod, POX - engelska
Video: Jaundice in a newbornFilm: Kontroll av gulsot på nyfött barn - engelska
AbortionAbort - engelska

An abortion means ending a pregnancy. The Swedish Abortion Act permits free abortion, and it is completely up to you whether or not to have one. A number of different methods can be used to perform an abortion. The main difference between the methods is that you either take tablets or undergo a minor operation.

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Video: Checking the levels of blood glucose (blood sugar)Film: Kontroll av blodsockernivån på nyfött barn - engelska
Video: Breast feedingFilm: Amning - engelska
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