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Glossary of pregnancy terms: F

Fallopian tubes Part of the female reproductive system. The eggs produced in the ovaries have to travel down the fallopian tubes before embedding in the lining of the uterus. Occasionally a fertilised egg will embed in the tube, causing an ectopic pregnancy. Fetal blood sampling (FBS) If a baby appears to be in distress during…

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When is my baby ready to…? Part 2

As babies still don’t come with instructions parents naturally have zillions of questions born out of curiousity or concern. At babyworld we know exactly how you feel. In the second part of a new series we aim to answer your top questions about babies and make parenting that little bit easier for you! …stop sucking his thumb/dummy? Professor L.…

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Your baby’s appearance at birth

If this is your first baby, you may well have absolutely no idea about what he or she will be like when they’re born. A lot of new parents nowadays have had no contact at all with newborn babies before they have their own so they don’t know what to expect. This means that they…

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