Woman cradling her pregnant bump
Woman cradling her pregnant bump

Let's talk about labour 

It’s good to know what to expect when you go into labour, such as when to call the midwife and what happens when you get contractions. Being more...

A baby in in the womb in trimester three
A baby in in the womb in trimester three

What’s going on in trimester three? 

Find out more about weeks 29 to 40 and the third trimester of pregnancy, as you start to prepare for labour and the birth and arrival of your bab...

Pregnant woman with birth plan
Pregnant woman with birth plan

Download your birth plan template 

Download and fill in your birth plan to help prepare yourself ahead of your baby’s delivery, while also communicating to your medical team what y...

Pregnant woman on the sofa reading a book
Pregnant woman on the sofa reading a book

How to make a birth plan 

At around 32-34 weeks, it’s time to start thinking about writing your birth plan. Your birth plan is a way for you to communicate your wishes to ...

What to look forward to about expecting another baby
What to look forward to about expecting another baby

What to look forward to about expecting another baby 

Going through the ups and downs of pregnancy the first time, along with the trials and tribulations of labour, it might all get you thinking that...

Woman in birth pool holding the hands of midwife
Woman in birth pool holding the hands of midwife

Birthing options: Birth pools 

As the due date gets closer you will have some important decisions to make about the location of the birth of your little one. There are plenty o...

All about premature birth
All about premature birth

All about premature birth 

Did you know that around eight per cent of babies are born prematurely? We take a look at the signs of premature birth, some of the risks and how...

Pregnant woman on hospital bed talking to GP
Pregnant woman on hospital bed talking to GP

Caesarean section: What it means for you 

A caesarean section is an operation to deliver a baby. It can be planned (elective) due to health circumstances or it could be an emergency proce...

Woman giving birth with midwife and birth partner
Woman giving birth with midwife and birth partner

5 ways to be a good birth partner 

If you preparing to be a birth partner in the near future, we’ve some handy hints and tips to make sure you do a great job.

Baby's birth certificate
Baby's birth certificate

6 practical things to do when your baby is born 

In all the excitement, emotion and exhaustion of giving birth, there are a number of practical things which you and your partner should do in the...

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