When I was pregnant with Joshua, I had what I thought was a great birth plan. I was going to have my baby in the birthing centre, have gas and air if needed and stay clear of an epidural and pethidine. I was also aware that I would be offered oxytocin (or syntometrine) to help my womb contract down so that…

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If you only do one exercise during pregnancy, make sure it’s a squat. Whether this is a front squat, sumo squat, goblet squat or traditional squat. Don’t miss out! There are several benefits of squatting during pregnancy. Pelvic Floor It increases your pelvic floor strength, so unless you want to constantly wet yourself after having your babies, get squatting ladies!…

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