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20-24 weeks pregnant – reaching your pregnancy halfway point

Congratulations, at 20 - 24 weeks pregnant, you are halfway through your pregnancy! Your pregnancy might be starting to feel much more real. You may also feel like you are... Read More

16-20 weeks pregnant – the development of your growing baby bump

You are now well into the second trimester of pregnancy. It is at this point that most women experience feeling more energised and want to be more active. Your baby... Read More
20 weeks pregnant growing baby
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What is VBAC?

VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean section) is when a woman has a baby vaginally after previously having an emergency or elective (planned) caesarean section. Provided there are no other medical... Read More

12-16 weeks pregnant – bonding with your growing baby

Congratulations, you have now entered the second trimester of your pregnancy! Women often describe this trimester as a time when they feel more invigorated and energised, as any tiredness, morning... Read More
12-16 weeks pregnant – bonding with your growing baby
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How will I know if I am in labour?

Towards the end of your pregnancy your body will be making many subtle changes to prepare you to birth your baby. You may or may not notice all of these... Read More

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
Reflecting on our first Baby Show!
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8-12 weeks pregnant – the forming of your foetus

You are still in the 1st trimester of your pregnancy but your baby is transforming rapidly. Once you have reached 11 weeks of pregnancy, your baby is no longer referred... 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 To Expect With Induction of Labour

What To Expect With Induction of Labour

Induction of labour is a process where your labour is started artificially using a range of different methods. There are many reasons why you might be offered induction of labour,... Read More

4-8 weeks – from pregnancy hormones and symptoms to baby’s early developments

Welcome to the second instalment of our week-by-week pregnancy guide. Here we explore what happens during weeks 4-8 of pregnancy: Week 4 Although there are no outward, physical signs yet... Read More
4-8 weeks – from pregnancy hormones and symptoms to baby’s early developments