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Early signs of labour: How to know you're giving birth

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Early signs of labour: How to know you're giving birth

The early signs of labour Your body is really put to the test during pregnancy. You'll notice all sorts of aches and pains that you wouldn't normally get. You can even have...

08/05/2018

This Candid No Filter Post-birth Photo Will Touch Every Mother

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / This Candid No Filter Post-birth Photo Will Touch Every Mother

Pregnancy and child birth are no easy feat and while the pressure for women to regain their pre-pregnancy figures immediately after welcoming a mini human into the world is rife...

22/09/2017

Rochelle Humes Framed Her Newborn Baby's Umbilical Cord And People Are Equally Disgusted And Amazed

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Rochelle Humes Framed Her Newborn Baby's Umbilical Cord And People Are Equally Disgusted And Amazed

Parenting can be a minefield - even more so for celebrity mums and dads. Rochelle Humes - the former Saturdays singer and Ninja Warrior UK presenter - is the latest culprit to...

14/03/2017

Photographer Captures Powerful Images of His Girlfriend’s Labour

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Photographer Captures Powerful Images of His Girlfriend’s Labour

Giving birth is usually a private moment shared between only you and your partner but photographer Gustavo Gomes decided to break the boundary of what's acceptable during labour...

07/09/2015

Cute babies: Are these the cutest babies ever?

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We've gone gaga for these cute babies. We know. We are SUCH girls. But there's something irresistibly, gorgeously squidgy and scrumptious about babies - so we've rounded up some...

16/06/2015

10 Pregnancy Must-Haves To Prepare For Your Royal Arrival

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / 10 Pregnancy Must-Haves To Prepare For Your Royal Arrival

We hope Kate Middleton packed her labour bag! Her little bundle of joy is due any day now. Do you know what you'll need on the big day? If you’re expecting soon and want to ensure...

30/04/2015

10 Things You Ought To Know About The Lamaze Technique

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / 10 Things You Ought To Know About The Lamaze Technique

Forget what you know about Lamaze! It's not just about breathing, birthing balls and overly attentive spouses. The Lamaze technique relies on the mother understanding her body...

25/10/2014

The Professional, The Chiller Or The Monster: 8 Types of Women We Turn Into When We Give Birth

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / The Professional, The Chiller Or The Monster: 8 Types of Women We Turn Into When We Give Birth

Doesn't matter if you're having a home birth, natural birth or begging your midwife to give you pain meds, every woman has her own particular style when it comes to giving birth...

25/06/2014

Born In The Wild: Does This New Reality Show Take Natural Birth A Bit Too Far?

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Born In The Wild: Does This New Reality Show Take Natural Birth A Bit Too Far?

We all know a few reality TV shows that can be a little over the top (Jersey Shore, we're looking at you), but this new Lifetime series promises to take things to a whole new level...

06/06/2014

15 Not-so-cute Facts About Giving Birth

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Anxiety can spike in the months before women, particularly first-timers, give birth. Labour is one of the most stressful processes the human body goes through. Luckily, Mother...

13/04/2014

Baby Doesn't Want To Leave His Mum: Newborn Baby Moves Us To Tears

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Baby Doesn't Want To Leave His Mum: Newborn Baby Moves Us To Tears

This new born baby was delivered by C-section and doesn't want to leave his mum to get cleaned up. This incredible video shows the special and instant love that a mother and...

03/03/2014

How to prepare for a new baby: 5 steps to make things easier

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There's nothing more precious than the time you'll spend with your first newborn, but you can make those special moments even better by staying organised and preparing for their...

01/12/2013

Vaginal Blood Loss: Bleeding During Pregnancy

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Having a baby can be both the most exciting and worrying time of your life. You have so much to look forward to and yet it's easy to get caught up with the things that spell trouble...

17/11/2013

VBAC delivery: All you need to know about Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / VBAC delivery: All you need to know about Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Trying for a vaginal birth after having a previous child by cesarean can be a daunting decision to make. If you're considering VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) you'll want...

10/11/2013

Ways to induce labour: a practical guide to inducing labour

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From sex and curry to a cervical sweep, there are a number of ways to induce labour. But which ones really work, what are the risks involved, and which - if any - should you consider...

22/02/2012

Hypnobirthing | Natal-hypnotherapy

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Hypnobirthing | Natal-hypnotherapy

Hypnobirthing techniques (i.e. Natal Hypnotherapy™, The Mongan Method, etc.) help women to prepare emotionally, physically and mentally for birth and aim to help them get...

24/08/2011

Epidurals: Essential epidural information

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Some women find bearing the pain of childbirth an enriching experience, but many choose to have an epidural that provides pain relief to help the birth of their baby to go more...

22/05/2011

Epidural side effects: What are the side effects?

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Researching all your options before you give birth is essential to make you feel in control. Epidural side effects: What are the side effects? Although initially you may not...

20/05/2011

Episiotomy

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An episiotomy is sometimes used during the delivery of a baby. What does it involve and what are the consequences? What is an episiotomy?During childbirth, an episiotomy is...

16/07/2009

Giving birth

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What happens during childbirth? Here's a summary... After nine months of pregnancy, the big moment is nigh...but what actually happens during childbirth? Dilation of the cervixAs...

15/07/2009