Episode Two: A Flicker of a Heartbeat

Symptoms of early pregnancy can include an increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, and morning sickness. Rhian contends with the hormonal and physiological changes that come with pregnancy, and attends her first midwife appointment and the combined first trimester screening test. Featuring Antonio Sierra, consultant midwife, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust Hannah Alderson, nutritionist,...

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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.