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Birth & beyond

Preparing for birth

There are lots of things to think about when preparing for the birth of your baby and you may have a lot of questions.  Use the links below to find out more about preparing for birth.

Where to give birth in Lincolnshire

Your Birth Plan

What to pack for birth

Home birth & pool hire

The birth

Signs of labour

Coping with labour

Induction of labour

Delayed cord clamping

Stages of labour


Caesarean Section


Vitamin K for newborns

Care after birth

Discharge from hospital

When to seek urgent medical attention

Postnatal visits

Postnatal wellbeing

Pelvic health

Concerns after discharge from hospital

Birth Afterthoughts

Postnatal check up

Contraception following birth


Registering your baby's birth

Registering the birth

Registering your baby with a GP

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