Do you have pain in your back or pelvis? Many women get pain in their lower back and pelvis during pregnancy. Here are some useful tips.
"It's common not to feel a strong bond with the unborn baby straight away." – An interview with midwife Carolina Gäbel
It can be useful to have a bag ready packed, or at least a list of what you want to bring to hospital. When the time comes, things tend to happen very quickly.
There is no end to the things you can buy for a newborn baby. But bear in mind that all your baby cares about is eating enough and being safe and dry.
Pregnancy isn't always a bed of roses. A myriad of discomforts from heartburn to itching and nausea can actually make it quite a challenging time. Here is a list of pains and discomforts commonly encountered during pregnancy.
One of the best contributions you can make as a partner – both for yourself and your woman – is to be present and be prepared. To help you, we have put together a three-step plan for supporting your partner during labour.
Forget all your ideas about frumpy maternity clothes. These days there are plenty of maternity clothes to choose from
Your baby's first tiny movements may feel light a slight tickle and may be quite an emotional experience for you.
The bond between parent and child is an important psychological connection that is deeply rooted in the human psyche. This bond is crucial to a baby's survival.
One in 20 babies are born prematurely, which means before the 37th week of gestation. Most of these babies develop normally without any problems. But the earlier the baby is born, the more care it will need.
A C-section may either be planned, or may be performed as emergency surgery if complications arise during labour.
"My mother has visited me once a month since Liv-Juli was born. Creating an emotional bond early on is really important to her." Parent: Frida Children: Liv-Juli, 2 1/2 years and Indi, 4 months