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Post Natal Exercising With A Diastasis
5 Things to Care for Your Baby’s Cord
5 Things To Know About Your Baby’s Skin
Acid Mantle Babies are born with an alkaline skin surface, an average pH of 6.34. However, within days, the pH falls to about 4.95 (acidic) forming the ‘acid mantle’, a fine film...
What you need to know about nappies and nappy changes
Changing a newborns nappy can be daunting as they still have their cord attached for up to 10 days. So what do you do with it? Is it okay to handle...
Your Postnatal Plan
Most women have a birth plan and are focused on that during pregnancy, which is totally understandable. But, the focus on birth leaves little room for planning your postnatal period. Some...
Understanding Your Newborn
They don't give you much, but they ask for a lot. “I don’t think my baby likes me…” Sadly, I’ve heard this several times from new mums. Newborns are very unique little creatures,...
5 things for a healthier newborn
1 Ask for delayed cord clamping. Your baby gets extra blood and more iron stores to help him/her grow. Iron deficiency is the most common micronutrient deficiency in the world. It...
Sara’s Birth Story
10 Things To Know About Your First Trimester
5 Things to Help Prevent Constipation in Pregnancy
Life As A Student Midwife
Why Your Voice Matters
Modern Midwives Meet Up – Summer at Sway Bar
Heidi’s Birth Story
Modern Midwives Meet Up – Preston
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