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Anna
Anna
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IMG_4473 - Erkka Rantala
IMG_4473 - Erkka Rantala
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Labour has started
Labour has started

Chloé is anticipated the birth of her baby.

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Rest is needed
Rest is needed

Her partner kisses her while she is resting in the beginning of labour.

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How to care of a newborn
How to care of a newborn

A little illustrated guide in Finnish and Swedish.

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Big brother is watching you
Big brother is watching you

First meeting between siblings.

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Labouring in a bathtub
Labouring in a bathtub

Water alleviates the pain of contractions. The body is light and keeps warm. Immersion helps the mother to relax and enter a bubble where she connects with her baby. Water is very soothing and can shorten the length of labour.

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Daddy and newborn, skin to skin
Daddy and newborn, skin to skin

Skin to skin helps baby to regulate its temperature and makes it feel secure and loved. It also brings the baby familiar bacteria that reinforce its immune system.

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