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Best Belly Wrap Post Pregnancy

Belly Wrap

Many celebrities have adapted to the use of a belly band post-pregnancy to assist with getting their bodies back to normal. However, the practice of belly wrapping has been around for centuries among different cultures. In Malaysia it is referred to as “bengkung”, in Mexico they use a wrap which …

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5 Indications: Identifying The Onset Of Labour

First-time Moms may find the idea of not knowing what to expect quite daunting. some women may experience definite signs of labor while others may not. •When the baby drops, you’ll feel pressure on your bladder and increased pressure on your pelvis and you’ll feel like you want to urinate …

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Second Trimester Pregnancy To Do Checklist

Pregnant woman in white

During the first trimester you may be feeling under the weather and during your third trimester chances are high you will be feeling large and tired with all sorts of aches and pains. The second trimester is often referred to as the honeymoon phase of pregnancy. You will be feeling …

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Emotional Live Birth

Emotional Live Birth

What an amazing video of Ellie giving birth to her second child. I can’t believe how calm and collected she is all the way through her labor and birth. Witnessing this live birth is such a beautiful experience.

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The 3 Stages of Labour

Stages of Labour

It is always best to go into labour knowing exactly what to expect when, here are the basics of what to expect during the 3 Stages of Labour. Stage 1: Early Labour This stage begins when the cervix begins to soften and open up, this stage is complete when the …

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Naomi’s Birth Story – Natural 4th Vbac

Vbac Vaginal birth after csection

Worried about a natural vbac (Vaginal Birth After C-section) and not sure if it is possible? Here is the story of Naomi’s 4th vbac! Thomas was my 5th pregnancy. Besides the horrible morning sickness which I get every time, this was my easiest pregnancy. No swelling, far less weight gain …

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Birth Story – Sandra

Birth Story Sandra

My birth plan was fairly simple. There was a midwife led birth unit attached to our local hospital. Once my contractions started, I intended to turn up. If I was lucky, one of the rooms with a bath would be available and I’d have a water birth. I considered having …

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