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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

8-12 weeks pregnant – the forming of your foetus

You are still in the first 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
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We’re going to The Baby Show! Find us on Stand D41 at Olympia, London 19-21 October

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

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
What To Expect With Induction of Labour
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

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 in the early days of the first trimester of pregnancy during weeks 4-8: Week 4... Read More
4-8 weeks – from pregnancy hormones and symptoms to baby’s early developments
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0 - 4 weeks - From Period to Pregnant

In this new blog series we’ll be taking you week-by-week through each stage of pregnancy, from conception to birth. Read below for the first instalment on becoming pregnant: Getting Pregnant... Read More

My baby is overdue, what can I do?

A normal term pregnancy is defined as lasting between 37 and 42 weeks before the onset of labour.Some women will have their babies before 37 weeks and this is considered... Read More
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What does 'breech baby' mean, and will a breech baby turn?

What does 'breech baby' mean, and will a breech baby turn?

Most babies are born head first - also known as cephalic presentation - but between 3% and 4% of babies will be in the breech position at term (after 37... 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!