Whether you are in the early stages or the late stages of pregnancy around Christmas time there are a few things you should avoid. I will list the these alongside good alternatives so you don’t feel like you’re missing out. For more information, tips, hacks and tricks follow @themodernmidwife 1) Soft cheese It can [...]
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MLM and Neighbourhood Midwives share the same passion. Helping expectant parents receive dependable, personal, high quality care and information. We aim to promote the health and wellbeing of new families. http://www.neighbourhoodmidwives.org.uk/ Here's an interview with Katie Selman: mother of three and ex-client talking about why she chose a neighbourhood midwife, it's an interesting read. What [...]
Too many parents arrive misinformed, with lots of unnecessary and sometimes even unsafe items for their babies. You and your baby deserve the best, premium and organic products. Improving heath and wellbeing within new families is my aim and it starts with packing your hospital bag. 1.Peace of mind; packing your hospital bag [...]
Helping Your Baby Into The Optimal Fetal Position For Birth General Advice During Pregnancy Spend as much time as you can in positions in which you can lean forward and where your knees are below your hips, particularly from 34 weeks onward if it’s your first baby, or 37 weeks if it isn’t. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]