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Get a free copy of your ultrasound scan when you visit Jessops

Jessops is now offering parents the chance to get an extra free copy of their ultrasound scan throughout October 2018 Seeing a glimpse of your baby in the womb for the very first time is...
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Why ‘eating for two’ during pregnancy could actually harm your baby

We caught up with Dr Dawn Harper from Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies, to find out how much you should be eating while pregnant... Is the myth about 'eating for two' when pregnant true or false? The...
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10 questions to ask your midwife during pregnancy

Liz Halliday, midwife at Private Midwives, advises on the questions you should ask when you become pregnant... How often do I need to see my midwife during pregnancy? Every woman and pregnancy is different, so some women...
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10 things your midwife wants you to know

Lucy Coe, lead midwife for Midwifery Led Care at The Kensington Wing, offers her top tips on preparing for pregnancy and labour... 1. Antenatal education is key It is very important to educate yourself during your...
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Getting ready for your baby’s arrival: Your essential checklist

Finding out that you are pregnant is a life-changing moment for you and your partner but how can you make sure you're ready for your baby's arrival? Following the initial excitement, you may find that...
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Everything you need to know about having a water birth

Dr Karen Joash, obstetrician and gynaecologist at The Portland Hospital, explains the benefits of opting for a water birth The decision to have a water birth is becoming increasingly popular amongst expectant mothers. Water labour...
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How to treat pregnancy and new mum back pain

Your spine goes through a lot during and after your pregnancy – from carrying your baby inside you and going through the delivery, to the hunched-over position you’ll likely adopt during breastfeeding and having...
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How hypnobirthing techniques can help during labour

Teresa Walsh, midwife at The Portland Hospital explains how hypnobirthing techniques can help you manage your labour more effectively... Childbirth is renowned for being a painful and often stressful experience. It’ll therefore come as no...

Birth plans: The unpredictability of giving birth

While most of us have a birth plan in place, Louisa van den Bergh of Lulubaby guides you through the unpredictability of giving birth... Even though are a huge topic, and undoubtedly the big moment...