Further adventures in babyworld

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If you can read Swedish, then vardguiden is a great source of information on pregnancy in Sweden; this page focuses on what goes on in your second trimester. If not, don't worry. Here is a quick guide to your second trimester check ups. Basically, you are due for one standard trip to the midwife and an ultrasound (your second if you chose to have the NUPP test at around 12 weeks). Second ... Continue Reading...

What to expect when you realise you’re expecting

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So, you've taken the test and there is it: a positive result. My first instinct was to book an appointment with my GP. Well, no, apparently here in Sweden that is not the way that things work. Instead, your first port of call in Stockholm should be Vårdguiden's website to find out which midwife clinics (BVC - barnmorskemottagning or MVC - mödravårdscentralen) there are in your area (click on ... Continue Reading...