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Cleaning the breast pump: the best way to do it. 

Hygiene before, during and after pumping is of great importance to ensure that the pumped breast milk...
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Is the breast pump reimbursed by your insurance? 

Chances are, your breastfeeding has taken off after childbirth or...
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Conception bleeding; this is what you want to know about it.

In this blog we talk about the implantation bleeding. This is when you lose some blood because the...
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Taking a pregnancy test? Here's how to do it. 

You may be trying to get pregnant and you suddenly notice that...
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Developing maternal feelings: here's how. 

The experience of pregnancy and the adoption of the new stage of life is a very important one for every...
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Pay extra attention to these foods during pregnancy.

You live for two now, but that doesn't mean you have to eat for two....
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Frequent urination during pregnancy.

Here we go again, we're going to talk about another pregnancy ailment, namely the frequent urges....
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Tired and nauseous: two well-known pregnancy ailments.

Are you ready for another blog about pregnancy ailments? This time we tell you...
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Strange appetites during pregnancy.

You may have heard it passed, the strange appetites during the...
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Taste changes during pregnancy? Here's how it is!

BINGO, another pregnancy bug. This time we talk about the taste change. It's well known, of course...
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A bladder infection during pregnancy. Now what?

A bladder infection is an infection to the bladder caused by bacteria. The inflammation ...
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The first appointment at the midwife: this is what you can expect.

Pregnancy is full of exciting moments and the first appointment at the midwife is also...
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The placenta: all the information that is important to you.

The placenta is an important organ that develops when you are pregnant - also...
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Exercising during pregnancy

Pregnant or not, exercising is always healthy. Exercising during pregnancy not only keeps you...
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Maternity care in the Netherlands, this you can expect.

Maternity care is unique, because only in the Netherlands we have this arrangement for brand new parent(s). During...
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All about iron during pregnancy.

In addition to now eating for two (or more), you are also producing blood for two....
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Term ultrasound: the first encounter with the baby in the belly.

Pregnancy is a special moment in life, but often the experience at...
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The chorionic villus test explained: what it is and how it works.

It sometimes happens that there are doubts about whether your baby is completely free
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The NIPT: what it entails and what they examine there.

NIPT is a blood test and a screening test. NIPT stands for the Non-Invasive Prenatal...
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Leaky breasts during pregnancy? Here's what you can do about it.

Leaking breasts, yes, it's actually exactly what you think it is. During and...
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The umbilical cord explained: everything you need to know about it.

Pregnant or not, you've probably heard of the umbilical cord. This, of course, is...
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Binding pain, ouch! A painful pregnancy ailment.

The title already does not bode well, but ligament pain is considered by many women to be annoying and...
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Hemorrhoids during pregnancy? Here's what you can do about it!

Hemorrhoids, yes not the sexiest topic to talk about. Yet they often come...
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Stretch marks during pregnancy; here's how to best deal with them.

As your baby grows in your belly, your belly grows with you. But that means...
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What does a pregnancy declaration entail? Read it here.

A pregnancy certificate is primarily important for your employer, but in some situations it may also...
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Partner leave: how it all actually works.

In the Netherlands we have many rules. This gives you something to hold on to, but it can also be confusing. Sometimes...
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Maternity and childbirth leave: how it works!

You may still be in the middle of your pregnancy, but of course it's never wrong to...
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A doula during pregnancy? Who she is and what she does.

A doulawattes? A perhaps more unfamiliar term in pregnancy jargon, but not entirely unimportant. A...
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Amniotic fluid: its function and added value.

Your uterus fills with fluid during pregnancy - also known as the...
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The pretecho: everything you need to know about it.

First of all, congratulations again on the pregnancy. A new a special phase of life is upon you....
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Amniocentesis: what this examination entails and means.

Pregnancy involves a lot of things, which sometimes still amazes us....
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Pregnancy dementia: pregnant and a little forgetful.

Do you notice that you are a bit more forgetful during pregnancy? This is also known as pregnancy dementia....
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Gender reveal: the announcement of your baby's gender.

This custom has braved the entire Atlantic Ocean from America and reached the Netherlands. The baby shower...
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Feeling dizzy during pregnancy? Here's what you can do about it.

Do you recognize that during pregnancy you are often lightheaded or quick to...
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Suffering from restless legs during pregnancy? These 5 tips can help.

Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle. That's what we think of when we hear the term restless legs. And this...
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A pregnancy massage: you want one and here's why.

A pregnancy massage, that sounds wonderful doesn't it! And believe us, it is! Please note...
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Looking for a suitable daycare for your baby after delivery? Here are 5 options.

We don't want to get ahead of ourselves, of course, but it never hurts to already...
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All about the 20-week ultrasound and what they will tell you here.

It's your right as a pregnant woman, so our tip: go get your baby checked out....
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Pregnancy poisoning: this is what you want to know about it.

Yes, it doesn't sound like much of a party, and one thing is for sure: it is...
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Cramp calves: another thing that is more common during pregnancy.

Pregnant or not, everyone knows what and how painful cramping in the calves is. Lying ...
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Visiting the sauna during my pregnancy, is that possible?

We can't say it often enough: relaxation is so important. A wonderful massage from...
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Gestational diabetes: how to get rid of it or - even better - how to prevent it.

During your pregnancy, you logically get more hungry, because you are now eating for two. And...
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Pregnancy sciatica: the nerve pain in your lower back, legs and/or feet.

Pregnancy sciatica? Is that another pregnancy ailment? Yes, another yes. The rounder the belly and...
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Did you know that in your belly your baby can already taste, feel and hear? This is how it works.

At the beginning of the second trimester, some of your unborn baby's senses are already coming into...
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Acupuncture against common pregnancy ailments.

During your pregnancy you will have to deal with all kinds of complaints. Common complaints are headaches, fatigue,...
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Afraid of pain during childbirth? You are not the only one!

Unfortunately, we can't make it any funnier than it is: if you're pregnant, you'll...
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How do I make contact with my baby? Well, like this!

Even before the birth of your little one, the foundation of the bond is formed...
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Antibiotics during pregnancy. Yes or no?

Proper use of medications is of great importance to everyone. Antibiotics are good for...
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Your uterus during and after childbirth explained.

Your womb is the beginning of a new life or new lives. During the nine...
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Too high or too low blood pressure during pregnancy? This you should know!

During pregnancy, a lot of things happen to your body. So does your blood pressure...
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All about the (pregnancy) hormone prolactin.

During your pregnancy and after giving birth you will have to deal with all kinds of hormones. Adrenaline and...
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Osteopathy: what is it and what can it do for you?

Every woman who has experienced pregnancy - and the environment around it - can attest...
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Significant abdominal pain during pregnancy? Be alert for it!

We hear you thinking: stomach ache is kind of part of the game, right? Yes, it is! But...
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Hard bellies: this is it and this is how you can try to reduce it.

Pregnancy... yes, it's not always a bed of roses. The big dream of becoming parents...
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Carpal tunnel syndrome, a nasty pregnancy ailment.

Carpal tunnel syndrome, it's a mouthful. You can get it during...
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Oedema during pregnancy, what can I do about it?

During your pregnancy, particularly in the third trimester, your body may...
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Fired during my pregnancy. What are my rights?

Scenario: you are pregnant and you are fired without good reason. Can they do that?...
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Sweating and hot flashes during pregnancy. Here's what you want to know about it!

In this blog we are going to talk about one of the many pregnancy ailments, sweating....
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Premature birth: what it entails and what the consequences are.

Premature - also known as preterm birth - means that the baby is born before week 37...
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Most dreams are... a hoax? All about dreams and nightmares during pregnancy.

Dreams are extremely special and are a reflection of some thoughts, emotions, worries and doubts....
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Diarrhea during pregnancy: pregnancy ailment or distress signal?

Many women suffer from diarrhoea during pregnancy. This can have several causes, but...
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Hydrophilic diapers, the must have of every parent.

We took you into the world of diapers before. In this blog we embroider...
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Pre-contractions: what are they and how do they occur?

You've probably heard of them and maybe you've seen them before....
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Echoes of your baby: when and why?

You will have two ultrasound scans during your pregnancy: the term ultrasound and the 20-week ultrasound. If afterwards...
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Your baby's position: which is the most ideal?

At week 30 of your pregnancy, about 25 percent of babies are still in...
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Taking a (bubble) bath during your pregnancy? Pay attention to this!

A nice bath, who doesn't like that? It's not only relaxing, but it's also a...
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What is the suction and frequency of the NurtureGoods Smart 3.0, 2.0, and 1.0?

To explain important things like the suction power of breast pumps, we'll take you...
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Health insurance for your baby; how it works.

The Netherlands have a strict health care policy, which means that everyone must have health insurance. So too...
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Your baby's descent: This is what's happening in your body.

When your baby descends, it will assume the position of delivery. This means...
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Driving during pregnancy? You can, but be careful.

The bigger the belly, the harder driving becomes. In this blog, we take you through...
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A fertilized egg, what happens now?

We're taking baby steps forward, as we move into part two of the...
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Littering, a hormonal phenomenon.

Not only do things happen in your body, but also your environment reacts to your...
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On the program: the ovulation test, sperm and sex.

This time we talk a lot about: sex! We all know that this act is necessary...
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Disposable nappies versus washable nappies

You probably don't want to think about it yet, but it's the harsh reality: poopy diapers....
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What exactly are and do labour pains?

Around week 34 of your pregnancy you may experience contractions. One...
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The desire to become parents.

Did the mini you already dream of having or having a child as....
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Breathing techniques and pooping during labor.

Pooping during labor. Sounds like a nightmare, but it's not that bad and...
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Why do contractions hurt?

Ouch, why do contractions hurt so much? Not fun, but inevitable and believe it or not....
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How do you deal with a labor storm?

How do contractions turn into dilation contractions, how does the gynecologist know if you have dilated sufficiently?
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Bathing your baby safely and easily? We tell you how!

Your baby is still so small and vulnerable, so we understand very well that a...
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The best birthing position for you!

A good start is half the work, and that includes choosing the right...
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Cutting the umbilical cord.

We can't repeat it often enough: hug, hug, hug. Especially the first skin-to-skin contact is....
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A dirty nappy? This is how to change your baby!

A dirty diaper is not a pleasant surprise, but with a newborn baby you can't escape the...
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The week of your birth!

The week you've been waiting for. You've been working for months...
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How do you bottle your baby?

For starters, we're obviously big fans of breastfeeding, but not every mom has...
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Crying baby? Comfort your baby this way!

Crying: the universal language of the newborn human being. Not always fun for us, but...
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How do I clean a baby bottle?

It is sometimes said that hygiene is two-thirds of your little one's health....
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How do I make a bottle?

After nine months of pregnancy, a delivery and some sleepless nights in the meantime, making...
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Pain when breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is a beautiful and intimate moment between the mom and her baby. A feeling...
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Mains powered breast pump vs. on wireless battery

Which one suits your lifestyle best? We understand very well if you have a...
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Pumping at work, what are your rights?

You're probably on a pink cloud and the love you feel for your...
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Breastfeeding, bottle-feeding or donor milk? (part 3 - Donor milk)

Donor milkThis time we take a look at the buggy of donor milk. Donor milk is pumped milk...
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Breastfeeding, bottle-feeding or donor milk? (Part 2 - Bottle feeding)

Breastfeeding, bottle-feeding or donor milk? It's all possible for feeding your baby. This week...
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Breastfeeding, bottle feeding or donor milk? (part 1 - Breastfeeding)

Breastfeeding, bottle-feeding or donor milk? Today we want to make you a little wiser when it comes...
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HELP! A baby! Am I doing it right?

One of the most frequently asked questions as a new parent is, "Am I doing it right?"....
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How do I make sure my baby sleeps well?

The newborn baby does not yet have a day or night rhythm. Every 3 to 4 hours, the baby has to...