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Parents health

  • 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 - Symptoms

    The baby blues are so common they are considered normal for new mothers. Most mums feel baby blues a few days after birth. Learn more about these feelings.

  • 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.