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A mother’s life

After spending eight years in France, where she met her husband, Christina now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She’s the mother of three young sons and works at the Alliance Française. She talked to us about the highs and lows of life as a busy working mother.

Giving birth in water

Some maternity units have been offering mothers-to-be the option of giving birth in water, the foetus’ natural environment throughout pregnancy, since the 1970s. Although still not widespread, this method of delivery is becoming increasingly popular with mothers seeking a gentle birth as in tune as possible with their feelings.

Portrait of a paediatric nurse

Paediatric nurses specialise in young children and play an essential role in prevention and providing support for new parents. Christelle Clotz, a paediatric nurse who manages a centre specialising in maternal and child welfare, talks about her work and day-to-day experience.

A tranquil delivery thanks to sophrology

Sophrology is more usually spoken of as a method of relaxation. But did you know that this technique also has a proven record in preparing mothers-to-be for the birth? Join us in discovering the principles of a discipline based on self-confidence and relaxation that fosters a calm approach to pregnancy and the delivery.

Portrait of a midwife

The role of midwives is still not well known but is not limited to the moment of birth: in fact, they support women from pregnancy until after the baby arrives, providing both medical and emotional care to future and new mums. Midwife Claudia Viegas talks to us about her job.

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