The following information is a guide only. If you have symptoms that persist, or if you are worried, please contact your health professional so a holistic assessment can take place and specific advice can be given.
Rosie who runs the Londoner blog has written a beautiful birth story on the birth of her first child Lily. Rosie had a home birth in a birthing pool with the help of her Private Midwife (Cheryl Opinio-Fisher) – As this was her first child, Rosie had a million and one questions on what she
Hypnobirthing is currently all the rage in celebrity circles, but what exactly is it and can it really help to relieve labour pains? Liz Halliday, Deputy Head of Midwifery at Private Midwives, spoke with Net Doctor about self-hypnosis and childbirth Take a look here to find out everything you need to know about the birthing
Whichever method you choose to feed your baby, during the early days you will need to feed him/her every 2-3 hours. Babies have a physiological need to wake frequently to feed and breastfeeding is ideal to support this because it adjusts to suit the baby’s needs and development. In the first few days when his
Why is it so difficult sometimes? What is happening to your body and useful tips to get a good night’s sleep. We all know that the first 12 weeks of pregnancy are characterized by a desire to sleep anywhere and anytime, even upright! What some women are surprised to discover is that the rest of
We've just been voted the Best Midwifery Service in the UK for 2018 at the Parent & Baby Awards held by Lux Life Magazine
We're supporting 4Louis
This year we're supporting the 4Louis charity, supporting families through miscarriage, stillbirth and child loss - The UK has one of the highest still birth rates in Europe and the 4Louis charity is run by bereaved parents, for bereaved parents on a voluntary basis. They make memory boxes and send these out to parents who experience a still birth or miscarriage. Private Midwives will be making a donation for every care package or item bought from the store to the charity. Please help to support us by making a donation.