Maternity bag: 10 things you didn't know you needed
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Although every labour and birth experience is different, the common factor is a lengthy period of waiting around which is, to be frank, pretty boring.

Fill your labour bag with things to pass the time - books, celebrity gossip magazines, CDs and puzzle books, knowing who's wearing what will really take your mind off things.

When you tire of all those then having a handheld computer game within reach is ideal as they offer short bursts of distraction.

Let your inner-fifteen year old boy be free!

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