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Two or three days after the birth you may suddenly feel very tearful and depressed. This is commonly called the "third day blues", or the milk blues, because it usually coincides with the milk coming into your breasts. These feelings are caused by all the hormonal...

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Avoid putting yourself at risk during pregnancy by taking the following precautions with food.

  • Wash all fruit, vegetables, and salads, including any pre-packed salads, thoroughly.
  • Don't eat raw or undercooked meat.
  • Eggs must be well...

The following questions will help you prepare your own birthplan.

  • Whom do you wish to have with you during labour- your partner, your mother, a friend? You can choose more than one birth partner.
  • Can your birth partner remain with you if you...
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Although your new baby will probably give you great emotional satisfaction, you may be physically uncomfortable. Your body has gone through many changes during pregnancy and it will take a while for it to return to it's pre-pregnancy state.

Six weeks after...


Once you have decided that you want to have a baby, you and your partner should concentrate on getting yourselves fit and healthy before you try to conceive. Ideally, you should begin preparing for pregnancy at least three months before conception so that you can be...


Finding out you are pregnant is one of the most exciting times of your life, even if you have been preparing for it for some time. Pregnancy can be confirmed by means of a simple test that measures the levels of the pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin (...

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Do you want to know when your baby will arrive? Or when conception occurred? Enter the date of the first day of your last menstrual period and your cycle length, and we will do the calculation for you!