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Hi there Im here to help you Understand your pregnancy and the Jargon that goes with it and will be publishing articles on here all related to any aspects of pregnancy and Birth. I am a Qualified Midwife in the UK since 2004 and work in a very busy delivery unit. My articles are from experiences I have had over the years as well as factual information.

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  • Induction of Labour

    Induction of Labour

    15 months ago

    Induction of Labour is the process of bringing on labour. This article will talk about the medical methods of induction in a hospital setting.

  • How to resolve breastfeeding Issues

    How to resolve breastfeeding Issues

    4 years ago

    Are you at your wits ends and struggling to Breastfeed? This discusses common breastfeeding issues that women experience and some practical steps you can take to resolve them. Part 1 of 2

  • Breastfeeding and Breastfeeding Positions

    Breastfeeding and Breastfeeding Positions

    2 years ago

    How do you breastfeed your baby? It sounds easy but it can be quite difficult for some mums and babies. This gives you a step by step account of how to breastfeed and tips on breastfeeding positions.

  • What is an Epidural?

    What is an Epidural?

    2 years ago

    An Epidural is a form of pain relief that is used in labour. It involves numbing the nerves that lead to your tummy and pelvic area as well as your womb. It is the most complicated form of pain relief and is set up by...

  • Normal Breast Changes during Pregnancy

    Normal Breast Changes during Pregnancy

    4 years ago

    The production of milk when you have a baby is called lactation. The normal breast changes in appearance and feel throughout the course of lactation but also it can have some abnormal changes.

  • Hormones involved in Lactation and milk supply

    Hormones involved in Lactation and milk supply

    4 years ago

    For many women breastfeeding is not as easy as it sounds and takes some practice. Its a learning curve for both you and your baby. Here this article explains how breastmilk is made and if you are struggling with your...

  • A Guide to the Second and Third stages of labour

    A Guide to the Second and Third stages of labour

    2 years ago

    What is the second stage of labour? What does it feel like? How is the placenta delivered and when? Read this useful article and find out.