Midwife Nikki Khan says...It sounds like your baby is lying in an awkward position. Your tummy will be changing shape as your baby settles into your pelvis ready for birth. A common concern is that this discomfort is due to labour pains, but they wouldn't subside after you'd just...
Your body is performing a miraculous feat now you're pregnant.And yes, you feel like sinking to your knees. The trouble is, it's not to give thanks, but because you feel like you've run a marathon when in fact you only went to the corner shop. While you recover on the sofa, just ...
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Midwife Nikki replies: A membrane sweep can start labour within 48 hours and is a good form of natural induction. It can be uncomfortable as the cervix, or womb entrance, may be difficult to reach.The midwife or doctor will examine you and sweep a
uncomfortable Braxton Hicks contractions. This is quite normal.If you are far advanced in your pregnancy, it is useful to know how to spot the difference between Braxton Hicks and true labour.Braxton Hicks tend to be irregular and can vary in length whereas real
small to fit in a car boot.But...The seat doesn't recline to a good position for sleeping, plus it felt front-heavy when going up and down kerbs. The handles were too low for me and uncomfortable to hold too.Rating ***Info: 01623 750870 or visit www
this week, having continuous Braxton hicks (Sam Fellows)With my previous pregnancy I felt extremely uncomfortable, couldn’t cool down and then my stomach started to tighten up and I began having contractions. I started feeling uncomfortable about two days
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