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Infections can be more common during pregnancy. We discuss ones you should look out for.

Infections during pregnancy

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today at 06:50. Facebook
Interested in becoming a breastfeeding counsellor? Current student Hazel shares her experience of studying with NCT.

Being a breastfeeding counsellor

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yesterday at 19:15. Facebook
Your sex-life is likely to change once you're pregnant. We look at sex at every stage during pregnancy.

Sex in pregnancy and the antenatal stages

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yesterday at 12:00. Facebook
Is having a childminder be the right choice for your family? We take a look.

Childminders

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yesterday at 07:30. Facebook
Some babies enjoy baths but others don’t. We have tips to help make baths easier for everyone.

Bathing your newborn baby

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NCT
02/19/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Having a home birth? We take a look at the pain relief options available to you.

Home birth pain relief options

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NCT
02/18/2017 at 11:01. Facebook
Your doctor may recommend you have a caesarean birth. We discuss when you might need one.

Reasons for caesarean birth

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02/17/2017 at 18:01. Facebook
Antenatal depression is more common in pregnancy than you might think. We look at causes and treatment.

Depression in pregnancy

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02/17/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
Are you considering a water birth? We take a look at how to use a birthing pool and offer safety tips.

Use of water birthing pools in labour

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02/17/2017 at 07:15. Facebook
Friday question: Staying active while pregnant is great for you and your baby. What exercises worked best for you while you were pregnant?
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02/16/2017 at 18:50. Facebook
Separation anxiety can be distressing for you and your baby but it's common and normal. We discuss ways to manage it.

Separation anxiety in babies

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02/16/2017 at 10:45. Facebook
How can dads-to-be and birth partners help create a birth plan? We have tips to help.

Dads-to-be: the birth plan and pain relief

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02/16/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
#TopTip Lifting items while pregnant? Be sensible - Bend your knees, not your back and avoid lifting anything heavy.

Back pain in pregnancy

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02/15/2017 at 18:45. Facebook
What do mums love about working with NCT?

We chat with Emma, Madeleine and Lou to find out why they find it so rewarding.
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02/15/2017 at 12:20. Facebook
Interesting article in the Guardian about the lack of postnatal support resulting in many new parents visiting A&E departments and GP surgeries.

Did you get the support you needed after birth? Who provided it for you?
#supportoverdue

Tens of thousands of new mothers can't reach a midwife, study finds

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02/15/2017 at 11:45. Facebook
All parents are offered a dose vitamin K for their newborns shortly after birth. We look at why and how it's given.

Vitamin K: Injection or oral dose for newborns

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02/15/2017 at 06:40. Facebook
What is a midwife and what do they do? We take a look at your midwife's role in providing your antenatal care.

What is a midwife?

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02/14/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Outdoor play is really important for development. We discuss the benefits.

Importance of outdoor play activities for kids

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02/14/2017 at 11:15. Facebook
Considering a home birth? We talk you through arranging one.

How do I arrange a home birth?

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02/14/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
How can you encourage a straightforward birth? We have tips to help.

Encouraging a straightforward birth during pregnancy

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