Pregnancy & Childbirth

Pregnancy child birth

Well done! You have achieved your dream and you are pregnant! You may think that the hard work is over and that you can sit back and enjoy your swelling belly- well think again, because your exciting journey is only just beginning. To find out more- become a member - it's free!

 

 


Pregnancy child birth

Your changing body

 

Not only is your baby undergoing many changes but your body will also be preparing itself. Your body will need to become an incubator, deliverer and cafeteria all within a very short period of time.


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Pregnancy child birth fetus

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Your growing baby

 

From a single cell, your baby is going to grow into a complete human being. This amazing journey is extremely complex and each and every stage is crucial if the baby is to develop normally.







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Child birth

 

For the past few months you have been preparing for the new arrival. As the big day approaches you need to become a little more focussed on your birth plan and discuss it in detail with your doctor.

Caesarean section

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A Caesarean section is not something to decide upon without doing some research and talking to your doctor. It IS surgery and it will require a longer recovery time. In some circumstances it can not be avoided, but before you go under the knife you should find out more.


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Water birth

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Water births are nothing new. For thousands of years people have been using the calming properties of water and its weight supporting features to assist in the greatest miracle of life. Water births may be organized in the comfort of your own home or in certain clinics or hospitals that have the facilities.
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Natural birth

 

It's the way we've been doing it since the beginning of time. You've probably seen the videos and heard all the moaning, but have you made your decision?

 

Natural Birth