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Get Your Diary Out: Antenatal Appointment Dates You’ll Need To Know

The Honest Midwife • Antenatal Classes and Timeline Picture this: You're looking at your pregnancy test when you see the positive result start to appear. Once your initial excitement wears off,…

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Understanding Miscarriage and Baby Loss

The Honest Midwife • Understanding Miscarriage and Baby Loss Miscarriage and baby loss is an extremely upsetting and sensitive experience that can sadly occur during pregnancy. It is never easy navigating…

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How to write a birth plan

The Honest Midwife • How to write a birth plan With each passing week of your pregnancy it can seem like there is another appointment or job that needs your attention…

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birth partners

Top tips for birth partners

The Honest Midwife • Top tips for birth partners So, your partner is due to have a baby! Congratulations! You've probably been Googling: how to be a good birth partner, and…

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itching in pregnancy

Obstetric Cholestasis

The Honest Midwife • What is obstetric cholestasis? The vast majority of women will experience some degree of itching during their pregnancy, thought mainly to be due to the increased levels…

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Colostrum Harvesting

What is Colostrum Harvesting?

The Honest Midwife • What is Colostrum Harvesting? With so much advice flying around it can be difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff.  Colostrum harvesting is one of the…

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Gender Reveal

Gender Reveal – Yes or No?

The Honest Midwife • Gender Reveal - Yes or No? There's no denying it can be very tempting to gender reveal. But let's look at a few reasons why you should…

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Pregnany Week 4

Pregnancy Week 4

The Honest Midwife • Pregancy Week 4 So you are pregnant!  What now? You have come to the right place.  Here is your week by week guide to pregnancy! The last…

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The Pressure of Motherhood – Don’t sweat the small stuff ladies!

Louise Broadbridge• Pregnancy God the pressure of motherhood is real What awful mothers we all are that we are unable to scrub up well enough in the first month following…

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How to be a good birthing partner

So, your partner is due to have a baby! Congratulations! You’ve probably been Googling ‘how to be a good birthing partner’ and ended up here. Are we right? You’ve plotted…

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