Labour

Page 1 of 2
Induction of labour: Alternative methods
Induction of labour: Alternative methods (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Induction of labour is a procedure to bring on childbirth, which may also be called getting induced or simply induction. The most common techniques for inducing labour involve using medicines or surgical procedures, however some women use alternative methods, either ... Read More »

Induction of labour
Induction of labour (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Induction of labour is a common procedure used to start the process of labour and childbirth. You may have heard it referred to simply as induction or getting induced. It is a way of artificially starting the process of childbirth, ... Read More »

What to pack for hospital
What to pack for hospital (10 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5)

Pregnancy itself can be quite an experience and when you’re nearing your due date, the prospect of childbirth can really get your nerves jangling. You won’t be able to control your labour pains or how long childbirth takes, but you ... Read More »

Getting to hospital for childbirth
Getting to hospital for childbirth (6 votes, average: 4.83 out of 5)

Getting to hospital for childbirth on time isn’t just about preserving your dignity (although if the last thing in the world you want to do is give birth in the back of a taxi you’re certainly not alone!). It’s also ... Read More »

Fathers to be: What to pack for hospital
Fathers to be: What to pack for hospital (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When expecting a baby, a father to be might be so preoccupied thinking about what his partner needs to pack for hospital that he forgets to properly think through what he’ll need to pack. But the last thing you want ... Read More »

Becoming a dad: A long labour has its challenges for dads too – Leroy’s 3rd trimester experience
Becoming a dad: A long labour has its challenges for dads too – Leroy’s 3rd trimester experience (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

With the home birthing space all set up and ready to go, Leroy finds himself playing that familiar game of waiting that so many expecting fathers seem to experience. Little did Leroy know that when his partner finally does go ... Read More »

Becoming a dad: Tim learns what to expect on the big day – Tim’s 3rd trimester experience
Becoming a dad: Tim learns what to expect on the big day – Tim’s 3rd trimester experience (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Now that Tim has been to the classes and has some idea of what to expect he is feeling a lot more comfortable. All he has to do now is play the waiting game. Almost there As the big day ... Read More »

Natural birth
Natural birth (6 votes, average: 4.17 out of 5)

A completely natural and drug free vaginal birth is one that does not include any type of pain relieving drugs such as pethidine, gas or epidural. For some expectant mothers the thought of a drug free birth can be downright ... Read More »

Packing for hospital: Things Mum will need during labour and after childbirth
Packing for hospital: Things Mum will need during labour and after childbirth (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What to pack for hospital? How do you make sure you don’t forget something important? If you’ve ever packed a holiday bag you know that no matter how well you plan, you’ll probably realise something’s missing when you reach your ... Read More »

Birth: Tania’s bundle of joy
Birth: Tania’s bundle of joy (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For women planning a pregnancy or considering having children in the future, it’s always good to hear about the experiences of other women to get an idea of what you may be in for. While each birth may be as ... Read More »

 
close

Join our FREE monthly Newsletter!

Simply enter your email and first name below:

Parenthub respects your privacy. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.
Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.