Cancer and pregnancy

Here is some information about coping with the emotional and practical issues you may experience. There is also information about diagnosis during pregnancy, different cancer treatments you may have, and about having your baby.

Coping with cancer and pregnancy

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If you have cancer during pregnancy

If you have cancer during pregnancy, you may be coping with difficult feelings. You may also have to make hard decisions about cancer treatment.

Focusing on your pregnancy

You have regular check-ups with your midwife and pregnancy doctor and there are also things you can do to focus on your pregnancy.

Diagnosing cancer in pregnancy

Treating cancer in pregnancy

Having your baby and after the birth

Having your baby

Your pregnancy doctor and cancer doctor will talk to you about the best time to have your baby and the type of delivery.