Taking good care of yourself helps you cope during treatment. It will also prepare you for when the baby is born.
You will be experiencing the physical and hormonal effects of pregnancy. These can include mood changes or problems sleeping. Your midwife will give you advice and support on caring for yourself during pregnancy. They will also explain the checks you and the baby will have.
You may also have side effects of cancer treatment to cope with. Some women also have symptoms caused by the cancer. Your cancer doctor and specialist nurse will explain how these can be managed. They can prescribe medicines to help and give you advice on what you can do. We have more information on supportive treatments.