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How do I prepare for breastfeeding?

There is plenty of information available for women and families surrounding breastfeeding and how to problem solve if difficulties are encountered. However, there is less information surrounding how to prepare better for the reality and practicalities of how breastfeeding can be.   We live in a... Read More

What is my pelvic floor?

Your pelvic floor is the collection of muscles and tissue which go from your tail bone at the back to your pubic bone at the front of your body. Both men and women have a pelvic floor and they essentially... Read More
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Birth Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Birth Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Birth trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after childbirth are used interchangeably and refer to a psychological condition that some women can experience directly after childbirth and in the following weeks, months and even years.  What is PTSD?        PTSD was first identified as a... Read More

Baby skin rashes

Everyone always imagines that their newborn baby’s skin will be wonderfully smooth and flawless. However, there are several different types of rashes that you could encounter on your baby’s skin, most of which are... Read More
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Mother’s Day is your day!

Mother’s Day is steeped in history, as it originates from Greek and Roman times where the goddesses Rhea and Cybele-who was referred to as ‘The Great Mother of the Gods’-... Read More

Surviving Christmas with a new baby

Christmas can be hectic enough, without adding a brand new baby into the mix. If it’s baby’s first Christmas or your baby is due this Christmas period, take a step... Read More
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Reflecting on our first Baby Show!

Reflecting on our first Baby Show!

Last week, the My Expert Midwife team travelled to the capital for our exhibition debut - The Baby Show at Olympia in London! MEM OLYMPIA from Awakening Media on Vimeo.... Read More

We’re going to The Baby Show! Find us on Stand D41 at Olympia, London 19-21 October

Wow, the last 12 months have been so busy and so exciting, and next week we’ll be officially celebrating our first birthday at one of the biggest parenting events in... Read More
We’re going to The Baby Show! Find us on Stand D41 at Olympia, London 19-21 October
What is Mastitis & What are the Symptoms?

What is Mastitis & What are the Symptoms?

What is Mastitis? Mastitis is a condition where one or both of your breasts becomes swollen, red, sore, hot, lumpy and often painful to touch. It is more commonly found... Read More

World Breastfeeding Week – your breastfeeding questions answered!

We’ve been overwhelmed with your responses to our #MumsKnowBreast campaign for World Breastfeeding Week on Facebook and Instagram. Thanks so much to everyone who’s contributed, either by submitting a question... Read More
World Breastfeeding Week – your breastfeeding questions answered!