Now the baby's born!
You’re exhausted but delighted, you need some sleep but baby needs feeding!
How am I likely to feel after the delivery?
What if I don''t seem to like my baby?
After I've had the baby, when can I go home?
Why do I have to wait six hours to go home after the baby is born?
What happens if I'm staying in hospital after the baby is born?
How do you know if I''m losing too much blood after the delivery?
Can I stockpile some of my own blood before delivery?
Will I need to have an episiotomy with an assisted delivery?
Will they leave us on our own for a bit after the baby''s born?
What is ''bonding'', and when does it start?
After my baby's born, when will I be allowed to eat?
What will I need to have checked after I've had the baby?
How soon will I be able to feed my baby?
Will my partner be allowed to stay with me throughout all the checks?
Should we be talking to our baby to stimulate him?
What can go wrong in delivering the placenta?
What happens once the placenta is gone and I have had my stitches?
What happens to my placenta after delivery?
When will I be stitched and who will do the stitching...I''ve heard it can be hours after the delivery?
When is the cord cut?
What happens to our baby straight after the birth?
What's a Paediatrician?
What does the baby check involve?
What happens if I do tear?
How long does an instrumental delivery take?
Will an instrumental delivery (forceps or ventouse) damage my baby?
Will I feel it or be given pain relief before they start stitching?
Who checks my baby and when?
How likely is it that I will need a blood transfusion after delivery?
What happens for the first few hours after a home birth?
How will I feel once the baby is here?
Is postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) common?
Wednesday, 7 June, 2023
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