Getting ready for baby
From the 36th week, nesting begins in earnest. You'll find there's plenty to do - getting your baby's room ready, choosing equipment and baby clothes and finalizing your choice of names. You'll also want to make preparations for the birth and to decide what kind of child care you'll need if you're going back to work.
There are so many choices to make about the way you'll give birth to your child and it's important to know all the options. In theory, there's no reason why you shouldn't have exactly the kind of birth you want, but its up to you and your partner to make sure you're able to take an assertive, informed part in the way your labour and delivery will be handled.
Naming your baby can be surprisingly difficult. There are so many things to think about – will he even like the name you’ve chosen?
Breast-feeding is better for your baby than bottle-feeding.
The arrival of a new baby can be a trying time for baby's siblings as their place in the family moves to make way for the newcomer
Preparing everything for baby can be great fun and you'll feel very excited once her room is prepared and you have a stock of tiny baby clothes.
Fatherhood often takes a back seat in pregnancy discussions, but men can do things just as well as women and also need to prepare for their new role.
During the last weeks of pregnancy, nesting begins in earnest.
Pregnancy opens up a whole new chapter of your life and you may have important life and work considerations to take into account.
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