Taking care of yourself in the early days with a new baby

As I sit here writing this blog, I am surrounded by paraphernalia in preparation for ‘The Baby Show’ where we are exhibiting over the next few days. One of the reasons we chose to do this (aside from marketing our brilliant postnatal packages), is that we wanted to reach more expectant parents to try and […]

The Pregnant Midwife – the second trimester

I am now well into my third trimester and so this blog is a little late in coming; time is going so fast at the moment. I was very glad to start feeling better by around 15 weeks pregnant, just in time for a 2 week holiday camping in the South of France (that’s me […]

The Pregnant Midwife – the first trimester

When I started my midwifery training, I remember our tutor going around the class and having us introduce ourselves. Each person said a little about why they came into midwifery – and several of my colleagues (and later friends) talked passionately about their own birth experiences, good or bad, which led them to exploring midwifery […]