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Jargon buster

placenta

The placenta (also known as afterbirth) allows your baby to get all its oxygen and nutrients from you.

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Induction of Labour

There are a variety of reasons why induction of labour may be needed. The most common is that you may still be pregnant two weeks after your due date.

If there is a different reason, your midwife or doctor will explain.

You can find out more about induction of labour.

 


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