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What is Group B Streptococcus?

What is Group B Streptococcus?

What is Group B Strep? Group B Streptococcus (GBS or Group B Strep) is a common bacterium found in the vagina and bowel of about 2 in 10 women in the UK. This is described as being a Group B Strep carrier (or as being ‘colonised’ with GBS). Being a carrier is not...

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What is anaemia in pregnancy?

What is anaemia in pregnancy?

Anaemia in pregnancy is a common occurrence and can often be the cause of extreme tiredness at around 28 weeks. The reason it is so common, is that during pregnancy your body increases it's blood volume by up to 30 to 50% to provide adequate nourishment to your...

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Home Birth – is it the right option for me?

Home Birth – is it the right option for me?

Do you like the idea of labouring in the privacy of your own home? Do you long to curl up with your just-born baby in your own bed? If so, you may want to consider having your baby at home. Find out how you request a home birth and the reasons why you may be advised...

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10. Electric breast pump

Not necessary until after baby is born, however a fast and efficient way to express any remaining milk from your breasts after feeds. This means that daddy can join in the night feeding when you need some rest. Alternatively, if you prefer baby just to feed from the breast then you can build up a supply of breast milk in the freezer. This will help when you return to work, or for some women who cannot latch the baby following professional help; ensuring that baby is able to get your precious breast milk fed via a bottle. Click here to purchase online.

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