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First Aid for Babies and Young Children

First Aid for Babies and Young Children

Mum of 6 (including 2 sets of twins!) and founder of Mini First Aid, Kate shares her first aid tips for new parents:- When we get ready for baby to arrive, we often focus on the softer side; the... Read More

How will I know if my baby has a tongue-tie?

How will I know if my baby has a tongue-tie?  Parents have often heard of babies having a tongue-tie and may worry that this is something which might affect their baby at birth or in... Read More
How will I know if my baby has a tongue-tie?
Kangaroo Care for your baby

Kangaroo Care for your baby

Kangaroo care is known to improve outcomes for premature babies and can be encouraged in neonatal units from as early as babies being born at 26 weeks gestation. Kangaroo care... 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
Baby skin rashes
As smooth as a baby’s bottom.  How to keep your newborn baby’s skin healthy.

As smooth as a baby’s bottom. How to keep your newborn baby’s skin healthy.

When your baby is born, they are making the transition from intra-uterine life (inside you) to extra-uterine life (into the outside world). Your baby is coming from a dark, sterile,... 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
Surviving Christmas with a new baby
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!