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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.

Kerry Baker
Tuesday, 15 August 2023 / Published in Labour, Labour & Birth, Midwife, Pregnancy
pregnancy week 22
As you embark on this exciting adventure, it’s essential to understand the remarkable role played by the umbilical cord in nurturing and supporting your developing baby. Here, we share insights into the function of the umbilical cord, as well as important topics such as nuchal cords, delayed cord clamping, and cord care. So, let’s unravel
Monday, 10 July 2023 / Published in Labour, Labour & Birth, Midwife, Pregnancy
Today, we delve into an important topic that affects many expecting parents: Group B Streptococcus (GBS). Our goal is to provide you with accurate information to support your decision making, including; what is Group B strep, it’s prevalence in the UK, what the big worry is all about, how to find out whether you have
Monday, 17 April 2023 / Published in Birth Pools, Home Birth, Labour & Birth, Midwife
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?
Friday, 14 April 2023 / Published in Home Birth, Labour & Birth
A caesarean section may be a choice for some women, but for others, they prefer a vaginal birth if possible. If they had a caesarean section previously, they may still want a vaginal birth with the next baby. Whilst everyone wants a safe and healthy outcome for mum and baby, it is also important to