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Birth centres: a different way of giving birth

Giving birth to your baby naturally in a cosy, home-like setting with the support of a midwife who you’ve come to know well. Some future mothers dream of this type of childbirth; while still in the minority, their number is growing all the time. Where can they turn? To birth centres! For over 50 years, nearly all childbirths have taken place in hospital settings. This medical supervision ensures maximum safety and perfectly meets the needs of most mothers. Yet some women are now seeking an alternative: a gentler, more natural birth assisted by a midwife rather than an obstetrician, as well as labour without an epidural, in which they will be fully involved.

Giving birth to your baby naturally in a cosy, home-like setting with the support of a midwife who you’ve come to know well – some future mums dream of this type of childbirth; while still in the minority, their number is growing all the time. Where can they turn? To birth centres!

A healthy nursery for your baby

Creating the nurseryPaint, floors, furniture: there are many potential sources of pollution in a baby’s room and little ones are especially vulnerable. The following tips will help you create a safe and natural environment while getting the nursery ready for your new baby. What a pleasure to prepare a cosy nest for your infant while they are still snug and warm inside your body! Your baby will soon be sleeping and playing in this setting designed specifically for them, their nursery.   

Paint, floors, furniture: there are many potential sources of pollution in a baby’s nursery and little ones are especially vulnerable. The following tips will help you create a safe and natural environment while getting the room ready for your new baby.

Pregnant at the beach

Tips for visiting the beach while pregnant Sun, blue sea, warm sand... an idyllic image that sends us all daydreaming – whether we are pregnant or not! But when there is a baby growing in your tummy, the beach has disadvantages as well. You are more prone to heat stroke if you are not properly hydrated and more sensitive to sunburn and pregnancy mask in the sun. Follow our advice so you can enjoy your beach holiday with complete peace of mind!

Have you planned to spend your holidays at the beach during your pregnancy? It's an excellent way to relax while pregnant; get our advice on making the most of your time at the beach with your big, round tummy!