False Alarm

My belly started to get hard at 11:30 and softened around 3 pm ( I thought I was having a contraction of 3 hours? ) so I called my OB-GYNE and asked her if that was normal. Take note, I live 2 hours from the […]

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Pregnancy Update…finally!

I am sorry I haven’t been here very often. We have been very busy in trying to settle in our new house. It’s not totally finish yet. We moved in anyway because staying in our guesthouse was not so good for me because I tried […]

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Working during Pregnancy

Many mothers-to-be work until quite late in pregnancy and feel fine doing so. It is normal, however, to want to reduce the pace of your working life, particularly during the most physically demanding times. For many women, this means the first three months and the […]

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Benefits for Fathers during Pregnancy

There is as yet no statutory requirement on employers to offer paternity leave, although European Union regulations mean that the situation is changing and some employers do already offer a few days’ leave. Most give time off for you to be at the birth, but […]

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Having a Baby at Home

Consider the following questions: Can you have a domino delivery? This means that the community midwife comes to your home and stays with you until she thinks it is time to go to hospital. She then takes you to hospital, delivers the baby and takes […]

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