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How to plan for baby's arrival

Prepare for the birth of your baby with our useful pregnancy countdown advice 

Designed for your newborn baby

Take time to work out what your baby will need. For example, choosing a crib or a cot is a big decision. 

If you opt for a crib, we love the practical and stylish Snuzpod 3 in 1 Bedside Crib, which allows you to easily comfort, settle and feed your baby without having to leave your bed.  

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Snuzpod crib

Keep active

Whether you're heading out for a short walk or practicing birthing exercises at antenatal class, it's important to stay active during your pregnancy. 

Track your activity and sleep easy with the Fitbit Flex Activity & Sleep Tracker Wireless Wristband. It automatically syncs wirelessly to your selected smartphone or computer, while the LED lights show you how your day is stacking up against your goals. 

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Fitbit Flex Sleep Tracker

Dealing with possible heartburn

If heartburn is becoming a pregnancy bugbear, try eating little and often, as tucking into big, rich meals may kick-start the discomfort – especially in your third trimester. If you need extra advice, speak to your pharmacist or GP.

Gaviscon Peppermint Tablets provide relief from the pain and discomfort of heartburn and acid indigestion. Always read the label.

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Gaviscon peppermint tablets

Getting sorted

Planning for your baby's birth needn't be stressful. Surround yourself with supportive people and prepare early, giving you peace of mind for when the big day arrives.

Plan your birth

Whether you know exactly how you'd like your labour to go, or you intend to just see what happens, it's a good idea to discuss your expectations with your birth partner and midwife before the big day.

Not sure where to start?

Download our birth planner for ideas on what to include

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Join the community

Whether you want to share stories, get some great tips or simply make new parent friends, join an online group to get real-life experience from people in the same boat as you.

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Once baby arrives

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