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Planning for pregnancy

When is the optimum time to have a baby? Forget school-term dates – it’s when your body is ready, says Dr Dawn Harper. She offers this advice

DR DAWN’S medical notes…


ONE IN FOUR PREGNANCIES in the UK is unplanned, which means that the majority are planned – some right down to the timing of the birth, whether it’s to fit in with the seasons or even to get a head-start on the school year. I’m not a fan of that kind of scheduling, as it can cause extra angst and, given that only 4% of babies arrive on their due date, nature can find a way of interfering with the best-laid plans anyway!

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