Labour

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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 (8 votes, average: 4.75 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 (4 votes, average: 5.00 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 »

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 (3 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’ll 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 »

Birth: Katie’s experience with caesarean birth
Birth: Katie’s experience with caesarean birth (7 votes, average: 4.86 out of 5)

Being told you will have to receive an emergency caesarean, or even a planned caesarean, can be very daunting. If this is what you’re facing, or if you’re worried about your upcoming labour, fear not because Katie has faced it ... Read More »

Packing for hospital- what to take for your newborn
Packing for hospital- what to take for your newborn (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’ve never had a baby before or even if you have, you may be struggling to think of all the things your newborn could possibly need in the first few days of life. Baby’s spend lots of time sleeping ... Read More »

 
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