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The whole idea of giving birth can be a little overwhelming, especially if it's your first time.  

Here's some information that can help you plan and start practicing for the big event.

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Telling Pre-Labour and True Labour Apart

Telling Pre-Labour and True Labour Apart

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

It's easy to confuse pre-labour with true labour. Here's a list of signs to help you tell the difference.
Practicing Breathing Techniques for Labour

Practicing Breathing Techniques for Labour

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Certain kinds of breathing can help you feel more relaxed during labour. Here are some techniques you can practice well ahead of your due date, to make sure you're ready when the time comes.
When to Call Your Healthcare Provider as Labour Starts

When to Call Your Healthcare Provider as Labour Starts

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

In real life (versus TV), labour tends to be more drawn out. It's not usually necessary to contact your healthcare provider or go to the hospital right away.
Relaxation Techniques During Labour and Birth

Relaxation Techniques During Labour and Birth

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Relaxation exercises can help with childbirth. Here are some common techniques you can try:
Comfort Positions for Labour and Birth

Comfort Positions for Labour and Birth

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

During labour, changing position frequently can make you more comfortable. It can also help you manage pain and avoid medications.
Labour Partners to Support Mothers

Labour Partners to Support Mothers

August 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Labour partners provide support to the mother during labour and birth. Here are some tips to make sure you're prepared for this important and rewarding job!

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