You after the birth

What can you expect at your six-week postnatal check-up?
It's normal for women to experience some blood loss after birth. Here we outline what to expect in the first few weeks.
Learn more about how to start exercising safely after the birth of your baby.
Postnatal depression affects many new mums. This article discusses what causes postnatal depression, common symptoms as well as options for treatment.
You may feel you don’t recognise your body post-pregnancy. Read more about changes in your body after birth here and how to deal with common problems.
Here we look at how a new baby can affect your relationships with your partner, family and friends.
Here we look at how you can get back to the sex life you want after birth while feeling comfortable and confident.
After you’ve given birth, you will continue to lose some blood, which usually lasts for two-to-six weeks. This article discusses why and what factors might affect your blood loss.
Feeling weepy after giving birth is normal. Most new mums experience the ‘baby blues’. This article outlines what to expect and how partners and family can help.
Having a baby is a life-changing experience; physically and emotionally. This article outlines some of the emotions you may experience in the early days.
Having a baby is a life changing experience for both new mums and dads. This article discusses the effects of postnatal depression on dads and suggests ways to find help.
Postpartum psychosis is a severe psychiatric disorder which affects very few women after giving birth. This article outlines who is most at risk and what symptoms to look out for.