Pregnancy first 20 weeks e-book

Lesley Gilchrist, Co-founder + Registered Midwife at My Expert Midwife helps you to get ahead with our instantly accessible 30 page guide, helping you navigate through the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.


For most women, each pregnancy is different. Even if this pregnancy is like your others there may be some things that have changed; the way that your maternity care is delivered or safety information since your last baby.

If this is your first baby, you may be feeling that you’re starting on a bit of an unknown journey.  This e-book is designed to gently and easily help you navigate those first 20 weeks offering you information you may not have realised you even needed.

Exclusively available at My Expert Midwife. Packed with top tips and easy to digest content.


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Meet the author Lesley Gilchrist

Our first 20 weeks of your pregnancy e-book was written by our very own, co-founder and registered midwife Lesley Gilchrist.

Lesley is a highly qualified registered midwife who has worked in some of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe. She has extensive experience as a labour ward co-ordinator and as a community midwife, and is now an expert in pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal care with a particular interest in birth trauma.


  • Week by week of your pregnancy and how your baby is developing
  • Symptoms of pregnancy and what to expect
  • Body changes from bloated tummy, heartburn, itchy skin and swelling
  • Top tips to help you adjust during pregnancy
  • Nutrition and exercise during pregnancy
  • Understanding what appointments happen and when


This is an e.Book which means you will not receive a physical copy of a book. You'll receive our first 20 weeks of your pregnancy e-book in PDF format via email.

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