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  • How accurate are ultrasound scans

    How accurate are ultrasound scans

    Ultrasound scans rank pretty highly on the list of most anticipated pregnancy milestones. Whether it’s an eight week reassurance scan, a 12 week dating scan, 20 week anomaly scan or a 3D scan in the third trimester, most parents-to-be get excited and look forward to seeing pictures of their unborn baby. But how much emphasis

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    What I wished I’d known about labour and birth

    Every mum will have their own birth story or tips they’ll share with you; from where they were when they went into labour to the magical moment their precious little bundle entered the world. But there’s often a few crucial facts that seem to get left out of the equation. Facts that most mums to be

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    Post Natal Depression And Anxiety

    Post Natal Depression And Anxiety

    Not all new Mums experience that post-birth high that advertisers would have us believe is the norm. It’s estimated that around 80% of Mums fall victim to the Baby Blues in the week following the birth, where instead of feeling ecstatic they feel emotionally low, weepy, indefinably sad and anxious. These feelings will typically pass

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    Coping when Friends are Falling Pregnant but you Can't

    Coping when Friends are Falling Pregnant but you Can’t

    There is a line that countless women cross every day – the one that sees them shift from ‘Simply Female’ to ‘Prospective Mum’. The decision to try for a baby is thrilling. It’s life changing. And for the majority of women the new status of ‘Prospective Mum’ shifts to ‘Happily Pregnant’ relatively quickly. But for

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    sure start services

    Sure start services

    The government launched Sure Start as a means to help every child in the UK get the best possible start in life. Services offered under the scheme focus on Family Health, Well Being, and Early Years Education for pregnant women and their children aged four and under. Sure Start services are aimed primarily at parents

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    what will i need for a home birth

    What Will I need For A Home Birth

    Having your baby at home is becoming an increasingly popular choice for expectant Mums. The prospect of bringing your baby into the world in comfortable and familiar surroundings is certainly appealing – not to mention the benefit of your own bathroom, the ability to curl up under a blanket on the sofa with your newborn

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