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Tuesday, 03 December 2019 / Published in Antenatal, Meet the Midwife, Midwife, Pregnancy
Congratulations, you’re expecting a baby, BUT… it’s Christmas, so you may be feeling more like ‘Fairytale of New York’ than ‘Joy to the World’ this festive season! However, with a little forethought and planning, you’ll still be ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree‘ with the family, enjoying the ‘Chestnuts Roasting on an open Fire’ and toasting
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 / Published in Antenatal, Meet the Midwife, Midwife
Imagine how wrinkled your skin would be if you sat in the bath for 40 weeks!! Yet, throughout your pregnancy, your baby is suspended and floating in a little balloon of fluid. Clever old Mother Nature has a solution for this however! Have you ever seen the cross channel swimmers who cover their bodies in
Thursday, 31 October 2019 / Published in Antenatal, Meet the Midwife, Midwife
Using hypnosis as a birth preparation tool is becoming increasingly popular and thousands of women would testify to its efficacy. However, sceptics hear the word ‘hypnosis’ and it brings to mind holiday entertainment with unsuspecting members of the audience being made to cluck like chickens or bark like dogs up on stage! Either that, or
Thursday, 31 October 2019 / Published in Meet the Midwife, Midwife
A great poem from our very own Melanie Ambrose: They cuddle and hold the baby, but who does that for you? They coo and smile and gaze at her, but they’re ignoring you! The baby’s fed, the baby’s washed, the baby’s needs are met. You’re hungry, tired and tearful and you haven’t showered yet! You
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