World Prematurity Day: Understanding and Supporting Premature Babies and their Parents Every year, on November 17th, World Prematurity Day is observed to raise awareness about the challenges faced by premature babies and their families. Premature birth, defined as birth before 37 weeks of gestation, affects millions of infants worldwide. In this blog, we will explore
What happens after a home birth? My job frequently involves witnessing women at their most powerful and fierce; seeing them birth their baby and wrapping them safely in their arms; watching as their face changes from pure strength to a soft, peaceful, and elated look; and quietly observing as they flood their newborn with protective
Should I have a homebirth? Homebirth, an age-old practice that has witnessed a revival in recent years, embodies the essence of women’s strength and resilience. By choosing to birth at home, women warmly embrace the idea of bringing their child into the world in a familiar and soothing environment. It is important to note that
If you are considering a home birth, you may be wondering what pain relief options are available to you. It’s important to note that every labour is different, and your personal experience of pain may be different to someone else’s. Unfortunately, we don’t have a way to predict what your birth will feel like to
What do I need for a home birth? Bringing a new life into the world is a momentous occasion and choosing a home birth can offer a comfortable and intimate environment for this transformative experience. Thorough preparation is always important when you’re planning your birth, but it might look a little different if you’re hoping
Many families plan to use water in labour, especially if they are planning to give birth at home. Many women share their birth stories, either in person or on social media, and you may come across personal experiences that involve a pool. So, what are the benefits of water birth and are there any downsides?
MAMA Academy Awards – Independent Midwife Of the Year Winner – Debbie Linger Another award for our amazing staff at Private Midwives! – We had four of our midwives nominated by clients for the independent midwife of the year award at the MAMA Academy Awards. Our fantastic clients put forward Linda Bryceland, Heather Berry, Angie
Gamechangers Progress Champion Award for Race & Cultural Equalities Winner – Private Midwives Another award for our amazing staff at Private Midwives! – We are sol very thrilled to announce that we’ve won the Gamechangers Progress Champion Award for Race & Cultural Equalities. Thank you to our Midwives, our office staff, our clients, our voters