While there is no way to guarantee that you won’t experience some degree of tearing during birth, there are a
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Using a doula during childbirth is becoming more common, and for good reason. But what exactly are they and
Not everything you hear about giving birth is true... By Lynne Gidish
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Here’s a list of items to pack in you and your little one’s hospital bags to prepare for the big
Natalie Egling takes a blow-by-blow look at a woman’s post-baby body and what you can expect.
For many moms, the first postpartum poop comes with many challenges. Here’s how to deal with them.
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Whether you had an episiotomy or C-section, follow these expert strategies to treat those tender bits and boost your recovery.
It’s nice to have some idea, ahead of time, of how to tell whether baby’s on the way or not.
We give you the low down on the “unexpected” when you are expecting. By Registered Midwife Pippa Hime
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Make sure you include these little extras in your hospital bag. They’ll make the world of difference to your birth
Will labour be more painful the second-time around? Or will you need an episiotomy? We asked the experts to debunk
What to do if you go into preterm labour and your carefully chosen gynaecologist is away.
As more women are having C-section births, we have a look at how you can make the experience as personalised
In the movies, a pregnant woman’s waters break and gush down in the middle of a public place. But in
So you're past your due date and ready and waiting to have your bundle of joy in your arms. Here's
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C-sections can be lifesaving for mothers and babies but what are the potential effects? By Kate Sidley