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How many antenatal appointments should you have with your midwife?

Not sure if you are having the right amount of appointments with your midwife? Here is the schedule of appointments for a healthy pregnant woman recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) which you can expect your midwife to follow: First baby Subsequent babies First contact with the midwife First contact […]

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Positions for Labour and Birth

  As part of their Campaign for Normal Birth the Royal College of Midwives has created a series of video clips to demonstrate positions that can be used for labour and birth. They show both the birth centre and hospital environment. You can see how the birthing/gym ball is used in labour. If you would […]

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