You after the birth

What can you expect at your six week postnatal check-up? Find out more about the checks you will receive post pregnancy to see if you are recovering well after giving birth.
Some bleeding after birth is completely normal. Here we outline what typically happens in terms of blood loss in the weeks after giving birth, including the passing of clots.
Learn about postnatal exercise including; when you can start exercise after pregnancy, examples of safe, low impact ways of maintaining fitness after giving birth and more.
The new year is often a time for resolutions and positive plans for the year ahead. Here we provide some suggestions for things to think about over the coming months.
Postnatal depression (PND) affects many new mums. If you are wondering if you have postnatal depression; read about the causes, signs, symptoms and treatment for PND here.
You may feel you don’t recognise your post pregnancy body. Read about changes in your body after birth and how to deal with common problems.
People often experience changes in their relationships with partners, family and friends after having a baby. Read about ways to deal with relationship stress as well as ways to...
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 had a baby, you may be considering contraception. This article offers information about options for contraception after birth.
Giving birth and having a child are profound emotional experiences. This article outlines some of the emotions you may encounter after having a baby.
The birth of a child can be emotionally challenging for some new dads. Find information on postnatal depression in fathers including causes, symptoms and treatment.
Feeling emotional or low after birth is very common. The majority of new mothers experience the ‘baby blues’. Find out what it is, signs and symptoms and how long it lasts.