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Top 5 Pregnancy & Postnatal Apps

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

My Baby's Back to Back, What Can I Do?

 So you've just visited your midwife and she (or he) has told you that your baby is back to back. What do you do now? Well, you can try... Read More
My Baby's Back to Back, What Can I Do?
How Long Does Birth Take & Should I Try to Speed it Up?

How Long Does Birth Take & Should I Try to Speed it Up?

Lesley is our My Expert Midwife midwife, and here she gives us her thoughts on labour and birth and questions why we want to speed up the process: I've always... Read More

What to Expect After Your C Section

When caesarean sections, or C Sections, are necessary they save lives, however as with all births, recovery and the time it takes varies from person to person. During your c... Read More
What to Expect After Your C Section
How To Do Perineal Massage

How To Do Perineal Massage

Why do perineal massage? Your perineum is the patch of skin between your vagina and anus and it's this part that's most likely to tear when you give birth. Most... Read More

After Childbirth - How to Help Recovery after a Natural Birth

How common are tears? Tears are extremely common with first babies with around 9 out of 10 women having them and less so with every subsequent birth (around 7 out... Read More
After Childbirth - How to Help Recovery after a Natural Birth
Is Childbirth Painful & What's the Pain Like?

Is Childbirth Painful & What's the Pain Like?

Everyone’s perception of pain differs and everyone's concern of childbirth is the same; 'Is childbirth painful? For everyone, pain is relative; some women find period pains agony whereas others experience... Read More

Thank you!

#letsbehonest…..a bit like pregnancy (and labour if we are really honest) it’s been a long but incredible journey making, naming and bringing My Expert Midwife into the world. There have... Read More
Thank you!