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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

Photographer Captures Powerful Images of His Girlfriend’s Labour

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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...

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 want...

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...

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...

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...

After the birth

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When your baby is born, tests and examinations will be carried out on you and your baby to make sure all is well. Make the most of the first precious few days of motherhood to...

Breech birth

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At birth, almost 95% of babies are positioned headfirst, which makes delivery easier. But for 2 to 3% of births, the baby is positioned feet first: this is known as a breech birth...

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...

10 Things You Ought To Know About The Lamaze Technique

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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...

Premature babies

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A premature baby is born before the expected date, which means before 37-41 weeks. Here's our guide to premature births. Factors in premature birth There are factors which can...

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

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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...

Hypnobirthing | Natal-hypnotherapy

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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...

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...

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 performed...

The umbilical cord

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The umbilical cord is cut at birth. What purpose does it serve? When and how is it cut? Is it true that the father can do it? Here are the answers to your questions about the...

Inducing labour

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There are many reasons why doctors induce labour: for medical reasons, because your pregnancy has come full term, or personal choice (you or your doctor think it best to induce)...

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...

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...

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

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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 some...