Labour is an incredible process of transformation, and your body will go through some natural changes in order to bring your baby into the world. Here's what happens during the three different stages of labour and what you can expect during this time.
Getting ready for your new arrival
Not long now! Here are a few things you may want to think about while you're preparing for your baby to arrive. Labour can seem like quite a scary prospect, especially as you approach the end of your pregnancy, but don’t forget that this is also when you'll reap the best possible reward for of all the hard work you’ve been doing – actually meeting your baby for the first time!
If you're feeling nervous or anxious about labour, rest assured that these feelings are perfectly normal. We've put together some useful advice to help you feel more prepared for the big day – after all, knowledge is power!
Have you thought about writing a birth plan yet? If not, we've got a free downloadable birth plan that you can personalise with your wishes for what you would like to happen during and after the birth.