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.
Postnatal care has long been known as the Cinderella of maternity services and now it seems to be dwindling further away. Bearing the brunt of financial cuts, postnatal visits have become less frequent and, in many areas, have moved away from the community and into hospitals and children’s centres. In some areas postnatal care is
Today, mums-to-be could be forgiven for thinking that motherhood is more complicated than it has ever been. From experiencing pressure to breastfeed or to even forego pain relief during birth, to conflicting advice about whether or not drinking alcohol is safe, mums-to-be often receive a wide range of different messages from a variety of sources
Foods to help you Conceive With modern busy lifestyles our diets have changed compared to our previous generations. This change in diet may have affected our ability to have a baby. A good start to using your diet to maximize your chances of falling pregnant is to ensure you are not overweight and to cook
Birth is a very instinctual process and could be described as a big “jigsaw” every piece needing to fit tightly to create the full picture. Birth environment is one of the very important pieces to the birth jigsaw. If it is not the right piece it will not fit and the jigsaw will be incomplete!
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.