Stages of Labour



Should you eat during labour?

Given that that you're going to be labouring for a while, often through times you'd be eating a meal – or at least a snack – is it necessary to eat?

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The Quinlan family in their Collingwood home.

Bond between mother and midwife key to a happy birth

 Women who are cared for by the same midwife throughout their pregnancy are less likely to need intervention such a caesarian sections during labour and are less likely to report a traumatic birth, research has found.

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Yuki Nishizawa had fun entertaining the nurses in labour.

Mum dances her way through labour

There are a fair few ways to distract yourself and beat pains while in labour, but it's probably a rare woman who chooses her dance her way through it.

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