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8 things to avoid over this Christmas if you’re pregnant

2017-12-04T11:24:00+00:00

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 [...]

8 things to avoid over this Christmas if you’re pregnant 2017-12-04T11:24:00+00:00

Why Choose A Neighbourhood Midwife?

2017-11-14T11:53:01+00:00

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 [...]

Why Choose A Neighbourhood Midwife? 2017-11-14T11:53:01+00:00

18 things MLM gives you…

2017-11-15T08:58:00+00:00

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 [...]

18 things MLM gives you… 2017-11-15T08:58:00+00:00

What’s OFP and why’s it SO important?

2017-10-25T12:52:22+00:00

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.  [...]

What’s OFP and why’s it SO important? 2017-10-25T12:52:22+00:00

Babymoon

2017-09-07T20:33:33+00:00

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 [...]

Babymoon 2017-09-07T20:33:33+00:00

CPR in 10 steps

2017-08-21T18:14:43+00:00

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 [...]

CPR in 10 steps 2017-08-21T18:14:43+00:00

Optimal fetal positioning…why is it so important?

2017-08-23T10:04:26+00:00

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 [...]

Optimal fetal positioning…why is it so important? 2017-08-23T10:04:26+00:00

A must read for mums planning on breastfeeding

2017-08-21T17:22:09+00:00

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 [...]

A must read for mums planning on breastfeeding 2017-08-21T17:22:09+00:00

Senior midwife offers “confidence you can carry” and on-point style with an environmentally friendly, non-toxic pre-packed maternity changing bag.

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 [...]

Senior midwife offers “confidence you can carry” and on-point style with an environmentally friendly, non-toxic pre-packed maternity changing bag. 2017-07-18T14:58:34+00:00

What to pack in your hospital bag for labour

2017-08-19T10:46:34+00:00

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 [...]

What to pack in your hospital bag for labour 2017-08-19T10:46:34+00:00