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In labour, when should I leave home for hospital?

In this episode, Karen and Charlene chat about when the best time to leave for hospital is. Many parents start their journey of childbirth at home - and initially, labour in the home space and then eventually, at a certain point, leave home for hospital to continue their labour there. When is the best time… Continue reading In labour, when should I leave home for hospital?

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Giving Birth in Dubai with Midwife Cecile de Scally

This week is the first in our interview series where we speak to birth workers making a difference around the world. Cecile and Karen trained at Addington Hospital in Durban, South Africa in 1980 something (yes! they are "that old"...) and then years later, they met up when they were both workingin the Middle East.… Continue reading Giving Birth in Dubai with Midwife Cecile de Scally

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How do I know if my doctor is good for the birth I want?

Every week, we cover topics of pregnancy, birth and motherhood - and we read your letters and interview relevant folk to bring you the most up to date info in every podcast. We do our research - thoroughly... In this episode, we answer a letter from 20-week pregnant mama Jennifer, asking us for advice on… Continue reading How do I know if my doctor is good for the birth I want?

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I’m worried about how my husband will be after he watches me give birth?

Each week you are invited to send us your big birth question and we'll give you every angle of the dangle. This week a listener shares her concerns about how her partner might react during birth. Will he still find her desirable afterwards and will her body change? Charlene and Karen share their recommendations and… Continue reading I’m worried about how my husband will be after he watches me give birth?