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What is a Doula? All You Need to Know

Women and families have traditionally always had support during childbirth and in the postnatal period. But, as midwives are put under growing strain and many new mums feel they need extra support, the trend...
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Celebs Share Their Raw, Honest ‘Real Birth’ Stories

Celebrities and influencers across the UK are sharing their ‘real birth’ stories to increase the conversation around the honest reality of childbirth. From cracked nipples to tearing, new research has showed that 8 out of...
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16 of the Most Common Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Myths – Debunked With a Midwife

New mums often find themselves on the receiving end of endless advice, whether it comes unsolicited or from Dr Google. We spoke to five breastfeeding experts and midwives who debunk the most common myths...

The Best Places to Give Birth in London

Thinking about where to give birth? If you're based in London, we've scoured the capital for the best NHS and private hospitals to give birth in. After sussing out whether you want to try for...
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10 of the Most Common Pregnancy Questions (and the Answers you Need)

With a wealth of information at the click of a button, new and expecting parents often turn to Google to drum up some of those much-needed answers to the most common pregnancy questions. For many...
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10 Questions to ask Your Midwife During Pregnancy

A cheat-sheet for all those questions to ask your midwife and the answers you'll want when you fall pregnant. Whether its your first pregnancy, or you've been down this road a number of times, you'll...
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Hospital Bag Checklist: What to Pack for the Birth

Wherever you’re planning to give birth, packing your bag is an exciting time, but it’s not always easy to know what you will need. Our checklist and guide is here to make your packing...
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Preparing to Give Birth in the Pandemic

As lockdowns and social distancing continue to punctuate 2021, we take a look at what it really means to give birth in a global pandemic. It may be one of the most overused expressions in...
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Why you Should Consider Booking a Bespoke Postnatal MOT

Sponsored Content A bespoke, postnatal MOT programme of tailored advice can help you care for your body before and after childbirth. Becoming a mother is an amazing and joyous experience, but once the euphoria of birth...
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10 Things Your Midwife Wants You To Know

Lucy Coe, lead midwife for Midwifery Led Care at The Kensington Wing, offers her top tips on preparing for pregnancy and labour... 1. Antenatal education is key It is very important to educate yourself during your...