1. Pregnancy

Labour & birth

Read about labour, vaginal birth, caesarean and VBAC.
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    Pregnant? Not sure who you want to look after you or where to have your baby? Our Birth Choices guide to pregnancy and birth care makes decisions easy.

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    Here’s everything you need to know about vaginal birth and caesarean birth, so you can compare their benefits and problems and make an informed choice.

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    There’s a lot to learn when you’re a new mum. Find your way with our new mums guide to looking after yourself and caring for baby in the first weeks.

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    Finally your baby is here! Knowing what to expect in the first hours after baby is born can make it easier for you to start getting to know your newborn.

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