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What to expect on the big day

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Caesars

Preparing for a delivery by caesarean section

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Vaginal Birth Preparation

Plus vaginal birth after a caesarean section (VBAC)

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Home Birthing

Talk about your plans and experiences of babies born at home

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Your birth stories

Share your precious memories

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Traumatic & Disappointing Birth Experiences

When things don't turn out how you expected

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Emergency Ceaser, feeling d... - last post by EJ86

Your body after baby

All about your recovery and the changes that take place

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Mum gives birth to 'Incredible Hulk' 6.4kg baby

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A toddler's guide to helping around the house

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The breast pump you can use on the go

The game-changing breast pump promises to make life easier all round.

'Mum, don't be mad but I've just had a baby'

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No, Senator, childcare workers don't just wipe noses and stop fights

The only thing childcare workers spend their time doing is "wiping noses and stopping the kids from killing each other"? Not quite.

'I wanted to be the birth mum so much'

When people say "aren't you lucky that there are two of you, that you can switch?" I give them a tight smile.

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Baby Names

Unusual Celeb Baby Names

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