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Thinking about getting pregnant?

Ask a midwife: thinking about getting pregnant?

Welcome to the first of our new series of Ask a Midwife videos – straight-talking, sisterly advice from an amazing team of midwives who really know their stuff. Today Community Midwife Debi covers everything you should do – and not do! – to increase your chances of conceiving.

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Ask a midwife: what happens in labour & how to cope

Feeling a little apprehensive about baby’s arrival? Quite understandable. In our latest Ask A Midwife video, midwife Debi offers sisterly advice on exactly what happens to your body during labour as well as some great coping strategies. Be not afraid!

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The first time I saw your face

“Love at first sight”. “Shock and awe”. “Pure joy”. Just some of the words our Facebook fans used to describe how they felt the first time they laid eyes on their newborn. Powerful stuff this…

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Part 1: pregnancy sleep

Now we know that sleep – or lack of! – can be torturous in those early days. So we spoke to mums, dads, midwives and specialist sleep consultants to help us compile a trilogy of sleep infographics. This is the first in the series and the results are intriguing…


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Q&A with Tommy’s baby charity

Our official charity partner is Tommy’s, the charity that helps save babies’ lives by supporting parents to have a healthy pregnancy. The midwives at Tommy’s PregnancyLine received over 4,000 calls and emails last year. Midwife manager Emma-Lees Laing shares some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Katie at Kiddicare

“Oh wow have spent afternoon having cuddles with babies! seriously excited now! Thank u 2 all the mums & babies who came to @kiddicare today.” @KatiePiper_ on Twitter

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Inspirational Parent Katie Piper’s pregnancy must-haves

Kiddicare ambassador and Inspirational Parent Katie Piper is due to have her first baby in March 2014. Here she shares the ten can’t-live-without-them essentials that have got her through her pregnancy…


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10 things you didn’t know about the IVVI pushchair

IVVI is the multi-mode pushchair with design in its DNA. It’s new, it’s exclusive, it’s just a little bit fabulous. Now this is a seriously stylish set of wheels, but read on to discover there’s more to it than just good looks…


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Introducing inspirational parent Katie Piper

Introducing Katie Piper. Truly an iconic figure, Katie is now eight months pregnant with her first child. In this exclusive interview, she talks about her hopes and fears for her baby daughter, plus ginger biscuits, morning sickness and why she can’t go a day without a chocolate milkshake (or three).


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Learn how to crochet

Crochet lends itself perfectly to cold, dark winter evenings. All you need is some yarn and a hook and you can get started. Mummy Limited gives us a few basics to get you started. Follow her steps and you’ll be making scarves, clothes and even blankets for your little one in no time!


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