Episode Five: A Watermelon-sized Baby

In this episode, Rhian reaches the third trimester of pregnancy. She attends physiotherapy sessions for pelvic girdle pain, and becomes increasingly more uncomfortable. We also hear from a paediatric consultant who specialises in neonatology, about what happens if your baby is born prematurely. Featuring Nadia Perez, senior physiotherapist, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust Damon Marriott,...

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Welcome to Life before Birth, the podcast that follows the pregnancy journey of one woman and through her story to examines the anxieties, fears, hopes and harsh realities faced by every woman and partner trying to have a child. Life Before Birth is a story of the gradual loss of power women face as their personal plan for how they carry and birth their baby is displaced by the medical and social realities. With unprecedented access to NHS doctor and midwife appointments, Life before Birth gives a behind the curtains look at the tough decisions a mum to be faces throughout her journey. Coupled with expert interviews and in-the-moment diary recordings, the podcast give the most complete and untold story of pregnancy.