Category Archives: Labour & Birth

Boost your Baby Bond

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Did you expect an immediate feeling of intense attachment to your newborn as soon as you gave birth; a feeling that would make you want to shower him with constant love and affection? Mother-baby bonding is complicated and often takes … Continue reading

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Your Newborn’s First Hours

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So you’ve had nine months to plan and research what will happen when you get to hospital, but have you thought about what will happen to your baby? After you’ve given birth you may not realise that your newborn will … Continue reading

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Worried about Baby Blues?

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Giving birth and the time spent with your newborn is full of both joyous and tough moments.  The lack of sleep and the sudden change of schedule can be really stressful. On top of this, hormonal changes can make this … Continue reading

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Relationships and Parenting

After months of pregnancy, welcoming a new baby into your life can feel like the end of a journey. Finally you get to meet your bundle of joy, and you no longer have to feel like a beached whale, however, it … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Baby

After however many months of trying to conceive, and nine months of eager anticipation, your time for delivery arrives.  It is possible however to allay a lot of fears with some very simple plans to help before, during and after … Continue reading

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How To Get In Shape After Pregnancy

Getting in shape after pregnancy does not have to be difficult. By following some of the tips below, you can have the body you had before you were pregnant by simply making a few tweaks in your diet and exercise … Continue reading

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Preparing For A New Born

As a new mum, the joy that you feel when you hold your baby in your arms for the first time is an incredible experience. To prepare for this new chapter in your life, it requires understanding what your baby … Continue reading

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Post Natal Depression

Many women feel gloomy after the birth of their baby.  Whilst this is nothing unusual, given the hormonal roller-coaster that their bodies have just undergone, for about one new mums in seven, it can become more serious.  Post-Natal Depression (PND) … Continue reading

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What to Expect at Your First Midwife Visit

Receiving the news that you are pregnant may be a shock or a surprise, depending on whether you were trying to conceive or not.  Regardless of the amount of planning in your pregnancy, your first step in being a responsible … Continue reading

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Telling Your Child when you are pregnant

As a parent, one may certainly be anxious when becoming pregnant for the second time, albeit for a whole new group of reasons.  Whilst you may feel more certain of the changes in your body, you can certainly be forgiven … Continue reading

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