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What to Expect - Pregnancy for Dads

What to Expect - Pregnancy for Dads

Congratulations, you’re a dad to be! Do you know what to expect when your partner is expecting? Apart from watching your partner go through a myriad of physical and psychological... Read More

What Happens in Early Labour?

For some women labour can be quick, but for most women early labour involves a ‘latent phase’, which can last from quite a few hours to several days before active... Read More
What Happens in Early Labour?
A-Z of pregnancy terms and what they mean

A-Z of pregnancy terms and what they mean

Who knew that pregnancy would mean you’d need to learn a whole new dictionary of terms and phrases? The last thing you need when you’re mid-contraction is to be worrying... Read More

Awards, Awards, Awards!

The aim of My Expert Midwife was to develop products to help women in their pre and post-natal days. We knew that our products worked, but we couldn’t be happier... Read More
Awards, Awards, Awards!
Essential Items for your Hospital Bag - Checklist

Essential Items for your Hospital Bag - Checklist

What Should I Pack?  The Hospital Bag Checklist: Ideally your hospital bag should be packed and ready to go before 37 weeks of pregnancy. The list below is in addition... Read More

Year One - 2017

As 2017 draws to a close we reflect on what has been a truly amazing year. We spent three years developing a practical solution to the taboos that surround pregnancy,... Read More
Year One - 2017
What Makes a Good Birth Partner?

What Makes a Good Birth Partner?

Birth partners are exactly what they sound like, a partner in your birth. They can be anyone who can support and encourage you, empathise with you and who you trust... Read More

The Shrinking Cervix & Problems With Labour

For those of you who haven't attended antenatal classes or Hypnobirthing classes, here's the shortened version: stress and fear in labour cause you to produce adrenalin (the fight or flight... Read More
The Shrinking Cervix & Problems With Labour
Pain Relief for Labour & Birth

Pain Relief for Labour & Birth

Regardless of whether you go into labour naturally or are undergoing an induction of your labour you will still have some level of anxiety and with that anxiety comes the... Read More

Top 5 Pregnancy & Postnatal Apps

There’s not much that can’t be accessed, or achieved, on a mobile phone nowadays. Smart phones are a staple of most people’s everyday lives in the UK, and there’s lots... Read More
Top 5 Pregnancy & Postnatal Apps