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Midwife Blog

100% profit donation on our Power Tees

The story behind our 100% Charity clothing... An evening in March last year, I posted a photo of a Mum who had just given birth and she was punching the air looking powerful. The photo was posted along with a quote off a pregnant woman called Andrea who was in my...

Positive Birth Stories: Jessica- Big Baby

Positive birth stories big baby…. This birth story is Jessica’s 3rd baby, a big baby. She used breathing techniques, hypnobirthing and had a waterbirth.

Natalie’s Positive Induction Birth Story

This positive induction birth story is with Natalie’s first baby. She used breathing techniques, hypnobirthing & encouragement from her husband.

Emily’s Positive Birth

Imogen Theia (Immy) ~22/10/2020 at 10.26am ~8lb 12~40.3 weeks ~First time parents ~Waterbirth at MLU using tens and breathing techniques ~Positive transfer for placenta removal A huge thank you for this course, it taught me everything I needed to know for birth. I...

Georgie’s Positive VBAC

This positive birth VBAC story is with Georgie’s second baby. She used breathing techniques, hypnobirthing and had a positive water birth

Alice’s Birth Story

Positive birth story - Induction - FTM - 40+11 My induction was booked on November 3rd at 40+11 after 2 unsuccessful sweeps. The pessary was inserted at 11am and I was told they would check my cervix in 24 hours and see if any progress was made. I started watching...

Abi’s Birth Story

My husband and I started The Bump to Baby Chapter online course when I reached the third trimester. The course was fantastic and really helped us to feel knowledgable and informed about labour and birth and helped me have such a positive birth experience despite it...

Positive Cesarean Birth – Emma’s Story

Emma Litchfield Birth Story – Unplanned ‘elective C – Section' -Hector Andrew Litchfield   I just want to start this Birth Story by letting you know that you can have a positive birth even if it ended up being something you never even imagined.   My story starts 6...

What is Hypnobirthing? Facts or Fantasy.

What is hypnobirthing? Midwife Beth explains what actually is hypnobirthing, pulling out the facts from the fantasy.

Creating An Ideal Birth Environment

Your Birth Environment - Why is Birth Environment So Important? Have you ever noticed how much you act from your environmental cues. Your Mum pops over with a plate of cookies and she leaves them on your dining room table. You weren’t hungry, but now you’re eating a...

The Bump Chapter

Matt’s Birth Story – A Dads perspective 💥

Matt’s Birth Story – A Dads perspective 💥

This story made me ball like a baby 😭 What a tribute to his wife & new baby girl. Thanks for sharing your story with us Matt 🦸🏻‍♂️🦸🏻‍♀️ A birth story……..From a first time Father 💥 After my partner had started having contractions on Friday night she gave birth to...

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Baby’s Movements

Baby’s Movements

💥Baby’s Movement 💥 💥Home Dopplers are dangerous. Period. If you listen in to baby’s heart rate and you hear a nice normal heart rate sound because you’ve googled a normal heart rate for a baby, you may get false reassurance from this. There are many things that we...

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The Birth Chapter

Kristie’s Positive Induction

Kristie’s Positive Induction

Love reading positive birth stories, you’re in the right place…. This positive birth story is with Kristie and her surprise baby girl. Kristie was 2 weeks overdue and had an induction via pessary on the Consultant Led Unit. had a consultant led birth. Kristie had...

Chelsea’s Positive Water Birth

Chelsea’s Positive Water Birth

Love reading positive birth stories, you’re in the right place…. This positive birth story is with first time mum Chelsea. Chelsea delivered her baby boy on a birth unit and had a calm water birth, lifting her baby out of the water herself. I can’t believe it’s my...

Hannah’s Positive Birth; episiotomy and forceps

Hannah’s Positive Birth; episiotomy and forceps

Love reading positive birth stories, you’re in the right place…. This positive birth story is with Hannah and her baby girl. During labour Hannah's baby's heart rate dropped and when her waters were manually broken there was meconium, so Hannah had a hormone drip and...

The Baby Chapter

✨The Baby Bubble aka. The Golden Hour ✨

✨The Baby Bubble aka. The Golden Hour ✨

This has got to be one of the biggest highs in life EVER!! Who else can remember those moments after their baby was born? You see this little being that you’ve made and grown for the first time.. you smell her little head, watch her screwed up little face trying to...

Breastfeeding Tips

Breastfeeding Tips

Whoever said breastfeeding was a walk in the park LIED!! Well at least for lots of women anyway. That latch that midwives go on about sooooo much is so important because... ▪️ If the latch isn't quite right your nipples can become sore and even cracked. ▫️ Your baby...