Babymoon breaks have recently become very popular and rightly so. You, your body and your partner are about to experience one of life’s biggest changes, especially if you are expecting your first baby. Your whole body has changed and is continuing to change. Your blood volume will increase by 50%, your internal organs move [...]
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Although it is very rare for a new born baby to stop breathing, this blog explains how to do Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in the unlikely event that you would need to use it. I recommend that you print this and go over it a few times to ensure you feel confident with each [...]
Optimal Fetal Positioning OFP or Optimal Fetal Positioning is probably one of the best kept secrets of pregnancy and childbirth. From 36 weeks for first babies and 38 weeks for any more, the mother can help to encourage her baby into the Left Occipito Anterior (L.O.A.) or Optimal Fetal Position. For the purpose [...]
Breastfeeding Part 1 Day 1 Most women say it’s the best life experience ever – once you get the hang of it! Breastfeeding can be tough and there are some key points you need to know. I’d like to take the opportunity to share some facts and tips that I’ve gained in my experience of being [...]
Senior midwife offers “confidence you can carry” and on-point style with an environmentally friendly, non-toxic pre-packed maternity changing bag.Marie 2017-07-18T14:58:34+00:00
Huge frumpy bags full of unnecessary, dubious items and products full of chemicals. Founder of Marie Louise Maternity, senior midwife Marie Louise, has encountered many unexpected things brought to births by mums and dads-to-be yet some of the most essential items have been forgotten. Determined to help after seeing the results of conflicting advice [...]
There’s so much conflicting information from the internet, commercial companies and even sometimes amongst health care professionals. I thought you might find it useful to have some clarity on what to pack in your hospital bag and why. You should have your bag ready by 36 weeks pregnant and this remains the same even [...]