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    Pregnancy and childcare centre

    Here you’ll find in-depth factsheets covering childhood development and common illnesses, plus articles on how to keep your children healthy and active. If you're worried about your child, or have a question our experts are here to offer help and support.

    Over a quarter of first time mums feel lonely following the birth of their baby. Our research reveals the scale of social isolation and psychological issues that first-time mums can experience. Now that you’re a parent, perhaps you want to know more about private medical insurance options for your family?

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How to get the birth you want

Midwife, Emma Cronin gives us some advice regarding your birth choices.

Working parents are struggling to find work-life balance

Struggling to meet the demands of life admin?

Pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy

70% of all women experience some back pain during pregnancy...

Vaccinations in pregnancy

Pregnant women are advised to get the flu vaccine, because influenza is more likely to cause...

Zika Virus Outbreak – FAQs

What is the Zika virus? Where is it found? Dr Cai Glushak answers questions on the...

First Aid for little ones

This simple infographic provides essential tips from dealing with trapped fingers to nosebleeds and burns.

Postnatal depression - your questions answered

Our psychological health expert answers your questions about postnatal depression.

Empty nest syndrome

For many parents, the emotions they feel when a child leaves home, either to go to university...

Vaccinations - 13-18 years old

3-in-1 teenage booster why? This boosts protection against tetanus, diphtheria and polio.