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.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 / Published in Labour, Labour & Birth
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
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 / Published in Labour & Birth
In this beautiful picture you can see that each grain of sand is unique and beautiful and I want you to reflect on just how amazing it looks! A beach full of sand or even the contents of a child’s sandpit looks uniform, you would expect that as you let the grains fall through your
Monday, 24 April 2017 / Published in Uncategorized
Biological Benefits Self-calming meditative relaxation has been shown to directly reduce adrenaline and cortisol secretion, naturally restoring hormonal balance and normalizing immune system function. Relaxation directly benefits pregnancy and childbirth by restoring hormonal balance, enhancing the immune system, optimizing nervous system function and providing tools for pain management. Melatonin Melatonin is the hormone synthesized and
Monday, 24 April 2017 / Published in Labour, Labour & Birth, Midwife
Here at Private Midwives we think you deserve an individual approach for your birth support. We believe whole heartedly that you deserve to have the continued support of a midwife, so that you get to know her and she in turn learns about your hopes and fears and helps you to feel relaxed and cared