I have always found pregnancy amazing and beautiful. Your body goes through many changes and endures so much but sometimes not all of these changes are pleasant and can leave you feeling uncomfortable, worried and tired. Most of these changes are very common and not dangerous. I will discuss a few common aliments and what you can do to feel better.
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
Embed from Getty Images People are very interested in the pregnancy of Meghan Markle and a series of new pictures shows the princess cradling her baby bump fondly, but is there a reason why she is pictured doing this so often? – Liz Haliday our deputy head of midwifery, has suggested that mother’s feel that
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
Change is the one constant in this universe and as signs of summer are all around us we see evidence of this. As a midwife supporting a small caseload of pregnant women I am privileged to support them during a period of profound change in their lives. The internal hormonal shifts begin immediately when you
Almost all modern women acquire a due date early in pregnancy and understand that this date signifies an optimum time frame during which human pregnancy should end. However researchers have challenged received wisdom around the notion of the average length of pregnancy (Mittendorf et al1990, 1993, Mittendorf & Williams 1991, van der Kooy 1994), Other