Birth

twins and triplets

Twins and triplets

When you find out you are expecting twins or triplets, once you have got over the initial shock you may assume that it is just twice the fun or double the trouble. But having a multiple birth can bring up a whole new array of questions, issues and practicalities that need to be addressed before

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packing your hospital bag

Packing your hospital bag

What shall i need!!!! You can compare packing your hospital bag to packing for a mystery mini-break, but without the weekend away waiting for you at the end of course. You’ll end up throwing all kinds of things into your hospital bag, but guaranteed the one thing you really need would’ve been left at home.

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attachment parenting

New dads

So, you survived pregnancy! Well done, I bet you’re feeling pretty pleased with yourself and at the same time the worry of what is about to come may be scaring you, well don’t worry its the same for all new dads, the miracle of birth is fast approaching and as those days count down you

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play and learn with your child

Naming your baby

The name your give to your baby will be with him for the rest of his life, and will have an effect on how others view him before they even meet him.  Names carry psychological connotations that reach far beyond our apparent simple preferences.  Any good or bad experiences that people have in life can

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independent midwives

Independent midwives

Independent Midwives – What Are They? Once your pregnancy has been confirmed by your Doctor you will normally then be put in contact with an NHS midwife, who acts as part of a team of midwives responsible for your care throughout your pregnancy and birth, and in the early weeks of your baby’s life.  You

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home birth

Home birth

Could I Have a Home Birth? Home births are increasing in popularity again, with many parents warming to the idea of baby arriving in the comfort of the home environment.  Not to mention the ability to freshen up in your own bath and snuggle with your newborn in your own bed.  So is home birth

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