As a Midwife and Nurse I have seen many children admitted to Hospital from accidents that could have been prevented. Most of them happen in a second like a cup of hot coffee being knocked off a table or a baby falling from a bed. It is hard to protect our children from every potential injury but there are some precautions we can take.
There are times when there can be concerns about the health of the mother, baby or both. It is always important to inform the person responsible for your maternity care (LMC) or Hospital if you are worried. I have listed some of the things that need to be reviewed if they happen during pregnancy….
Being pregnant or becoming a parent is a whole new world filled with lots of questions, dos and don’ts and conflicting advice. I hope this article with help with some of your questions.
I have had it said to me that babies are all the same. I disagree with this they are all individual human beings with their own unique appearance and personality. They do, however, generally have similar physical needs and development that is good to have some knowledge about.
Some people will say that you need to learn to breathe for labour and others will say that you find on the day the best way to breathe and learning techniques before hand will only confuse you. Either way, breathing is needed for your body to function….