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When to have Sex after Giving Birth

November 15, 2017

Sex after giving birth raises a lot of questions, some people think that you should wait until you have a check up until you have sex, others say that you should have sex before this, so if there are any problems, then they can be addressed by the doctor. According to the NHS, there are […]

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Natural Childbirth – Epidural

November 15, 2017

When deciding whether to do natural childbirth, the most important thing a woman can do is educate herself.  When I entered my third trimester with my son, I began to seriously weigh the pros and cons of natural childbirth.  I really wanted to do it natural, but was also scared to death of the thought.  I first […]

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You can have a Sex Life after Giving Birth

November 15, 2017

You’ve just had a baby – and now the very act that created your bundle of joy may be one you’ll have to avoid. You won’t be able to instantly swing upside-down from chandeliers, but you won’t have to cloister yourself away and take a vow of celibacy, either. Here are some tips to tenderly […]

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Reducing Maternal Death with Simple Methods

November 15, 2017

Advocacy for Maternal and Infant Health in Nigeria (AMIHIN)is a Nigeria based international development agency set up in 2000 to address the unacceptably high levels of maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity in poor communities in West Africa. We work to disseminate information on best health care practices to improve maternal and newborn health in […]

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An Epidural is a Wise Choice for some but it is not the best Decision for everyone

November 15, 2017

Women today are faced with so many decisions when they discover they are pregnant. Expectant moms are no longer limited to traditional means of giving birth and are faced with a multitude of questions as they progress through prenatal care. Many soon to be mothers ask themselves many questions during their pregnancies. Questions such as […]

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Reasons a Vaginal Birth may not be possible for a Breech Baby

November 15, 2017

Approximately one in thirty women will have a baby that is breech presentation when they are full term. This means that the baby is feet or bottom down rather than head down. This is a complication that can make a vaginal birth more difficult and pose different risks to giving birth to a baby that […]

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What is Newborn Screening

November 15, 2017

A few days after your baby is born, you will (if you live in the United Kingdom) be visited either by a midwife or a health visitor.  During this visit, your baby will most likely have a ‘heel prick’ of ‘blood spot’ test done. The screening process is intended as a diagnostic tool and is […]

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Labor should you get an Epidural

November 14, 2017

This is the question many expectant mother’s ask themselves and try to figure out during their pregnancy. This is not just a question that just first time mother’s deal with, but also those who are having their second, third, or whatever the case may be. Some never have had the opportunity prior during their labors […]

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Childbirth Labor Classes – No

November 14, 2017

When I had found out that I was pregnant in May of 2008, I had every intention of doing things the so-called, ‘right way.’ I had plans to go sign up for childbirth classes and whatnot, but with my already busy life, I never made it. One thing always led to another and I would […]

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How to be a Good Birthing Partner

November 14, 2017

The term “birthing partner” is something that people know little about unless you have had a baby or have been one yourself. A birthing partner is someone that accompanies a woman whilst she is having a baby, their roles are varied and they may be responsible for a few things. They are there to lend […]

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