Articles

Here you’ll find a range of articles about pregnancy, birth and parenting with tips from other NCT members and all the latest evidence-based information.

  1. Portraying pregnancy in astonishing art

    Find out more about an exhibition at The Foundling Museum in London that features incredible artwork from the last 500 years, depicting pregnant women.

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  2. Pregnant in the pandemic: Ben’s story

    Here Ben tells us what pregnancy was like for him and his wife, how the pandemic changed (and didn't change) their birth experience plus his tips for other dads-to-be.

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  3. A dad’s guide to bonding with baby

    What’s the best way for dads to bond with their babies? Dr Anna Machin shares tips on how dads can connect with their babies from the start – even before they’re born.

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  4. How do I keep cool in hot weather during pregnancy?

    Watch our tips to find out how to keep your temperature down in the height of summer

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  5. Pregnant in the pandemic: Hannah’s story

    Here Hannah talks about pregnancy second-time round and how coronavirus changed things plus her tips and advice for other mums-to-be

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  6. Hot weather with a newborn: survival guide

    There’s a bee coming towards your baby’s tiny foot, you can’t work the parasol and you’re thinking it might be easier to stay indoors until October. Here’s how to navigate the season's main obstacles.

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  7. Coronavirus: look after yourself and your baby when you’re not feeling well

    If you’re not feeling well but have to look after your baby, we salute you. It’s not a great situation to be in, but if it’s unavoidable then here are some ideas that might help.

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  8. You are not alone: NCT online antenatal course

    Meet one of our amazing teachers on our live, online antenatal courses. They're looking forward to meeting you! 

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