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10 Questions to ask your Midwife During Pregnancy

A cheat-sheet for all those questions to ask your midwife and the answers you'll want when you fall pregnant. Whether its your first pregnacy, or you've been down this road a number of times, you'll...
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Epidurals for Pain Relief in Labour: Everything you Need to Know

Dr Chiara Hunt and Marina Fogle, founders of The Parent Hood podcast and The Bump Class, explain everything you need to know about epidurals and how the pain relief works during labour. You've probably heard...
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Anna Williamson Opens up About Second Pregnancy Fears

Author and presenter, Anna Williamson, talks us through her second pregnancy and her fears following postnatal trauma. Anna Williamson has certainly never shied away from speaking openly and honesty about her pregnancy journey. Life Coach,...
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Everything you Need to Know About Having a Water Birth

Everything you need to know before taking the plunge with a water birth. As an expectant mother, you may find yourself constantly asked about your birth plan. If you haven't already made your decision, it...

Hospital Bag Checklist: What to Pack for the Birth

As the big day draws closer, here's what you should be packing in your hospital bag. What may seem to be a rather therapeutic task can soon become quite the opposite. Packing your hospital bag...

The Best Places to Give Birth in London

Thinking about where to give birth? If you're based in London, we've scoured the capital for the best NHS and private hospitals to give birth in. After sussing out whether you want to try for...
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Here’s Why More Women are Choosing Hypnobirthing

SPONSORED CONTENT Hypnobirthing empowers women to have the positive birth they want and deserve. The 21stof March saw the first ever ‘World Hypnobirthing Day’ takes place, a testament to how much this incredible approach to childbirth...
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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: 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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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...