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What is Fluorocarbon and why MLM refuses to use it

2017-07-23T21:14:18+00:00

Fluorochemicals are used in water-repellent finishes and waterproof membranes in outdoor apparel. But fluorinated compounds also can be found in a wide variety of consumer goods such as nonstick cookware, paints and coatings, and stain-release treatments for carpet. In 2000, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) became concerned about data that indicated that fluorochemicals was  found in [...]

What is Fluorocarbon and why MLM refuses to use it 2017-07-23T21:14:18+00:00

When To Go To Hospital

2017-07-23T21:14:20+00:00

MLM ~ Always by your side If you think you are going into labour monitor the frequency and length of your contractions. Most hospital protocols will usually invite you in for an assessment if you are having 3 contractions in 10 minutes, each lasting 45 seconds. NICE Guidelines consider you to be in established [...]

When To Go To Hospital 2017-07-23T21:14:20+00:00

Helpful Pregnancy Resources

2017-05-28T19:41:57+00:00

Useful links and trusted resources for your reference National Institute for Health and Clinical Effectiveness (NICE) World health organisation (WHO) Department Of Health (DOH) Cochrane database Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses National Centre for Biotechnology Information Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Royal Collage of [...]

Helpful Pregnancy Resources 2017-05-28T19:41:57+00:00

The power of 100% organic coconut oil during pregnancy and beyond

2017-02-20T17:17:10+00:00

Raw organic coconut oil has many uses for mummies...I thought I would share a few with you… Moisturiser for your growing tummy. This oil is full of natural anti-oxidants which will help to prevent stretch marks and repair the stretched skin. I always recommend that women use as many natural products as possible during [...]

The power of 100% organic coconut oil during pregnancy and beyond 2017-02-20T17:17:10+00:00

A day in the life of a midwife on Christmas Day

2017-07-13T17:31:12+00:00

A day in the life: Christmas on the maternity wards "Something you learn very quickly as a midwife is that you have to be dedicated, as babies come at all hours, every day of the week." Marie Louise became one of the youngest midwives in the UK in 2012, aged just 21. Now a [...]

A day in the life of a midwife on Christmas Day 2017-07-13T17:31:12+00:00

Pain relief in labour

2017-06-27T11:41:17+00:00

“It's going to hurt” is the response I usually get when I ask my patients about their plans for labour care. I can not deny that labour is painful. There have been few reported cases of women not experiencing pain during labour and birth but from my experience I have never come across a [...]

Pain relief in labour 2017-06-27T11:41:17+00:00

Newborn Skin Care

2017-01-06T18:44:16+00:00

Newborn skin care is definitely something to be considered as a new parent.The skin is the largest organ of the human body and a newborn babies' skin is 5 times more permeable than that of an adult for the first six weeks. A baby has been in a natural, fluid environment whilst in the womb, therefore [...]

Newborn Skin Care 2017-01-06T18:44:16+00:00

Talking to your bump

2016-12-19T20:47:48+00:00

Should you talk to your baby bump? You should do what makes you feel comfortable and natural because there is not enough clinical evidence to say there's absolute proof that talking to babies in utero facilitates brain development. A few small studies have proved there are significant positives but more research needs to be [...]

Talking to your bump 2016-12-19T20:47:48+00:00

10 Top Tips

2017-07-23T17:31:44+00:00

1) Don't panic I know it's daunting and I know you have probably been waiting a while for this or maybe you have gone into labour unexpectedly. Either way try not to panic because your mental state has a huge impact on your whole experience. Remember that this is all new to you but [...]

10 Top Tips 2017-07-23T17:31:44+00:00
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