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Parents health

  • Exercise after pregnancy

    Exercise after pregnancy (postnatal exercise) can improve your posture and wellbeing. Find out how to begin exercise after pregnancy and what to focus on.

  • Thumb and wrist pain after having a baby

    New mothers can get painful thumbs and wrists from lifting and holding their babies. Find out about treatments to ease the pain and how to avoid making the pain worse.

  • Baby blues

    Baby blues are so common they are considered normal for new mothers. Most new mothers feel baby blues a few days after the birth. Read about the signs and how to get support.

  • Postnatal check-up

    You should have your postnatal check-up 6 weeks after the birth. This is an important appointment where you can discuss any issues, such as postnatal depression.

  • Postnatal depression

    Postnatal depression is the term used for depression that some women experience in the first year after having a baby. Symptoms include feeling sad and anxious.

  • Body changes after birth and recovery

    Find out the common physical and emotional symptoms you may feel after giving birth.