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Release 27th February 2009 - New Health In Pregnancy Grant
Release 27th April 2009 - New Equity Bill and National Breastfeeding
Release 28th April 2009 - International Day of the Midwife
Release 26th May 2009 - Milton Keynes Birth Information Group
Release 14th September 2009 - Independent Midwife Practice Celebrates
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Day In The Life Of An Independent Midwife
Antenatal care, labour, birth and postnatal … read more
about a typical day
To Hospital Induction
Remember a term pregnancy is 37 – 42 weeks, nothing will
work unless your body is actually ready to labour!
Tests And Scans
Routine blood tests and scans that you will be offered during
Tests For Your Baby
Blood tests that may be offered to your baby.
An article detailing a home breech birth and some of the options
available when your baby is in a breech position.
The story of an unexpected breech homebirth
A mother’s experience of coping with twin babies.
Rich In Iron -
It is important to have adequate iron in your diet during pregnancy.
A useful list of ideas to help with heartburn which can be one of
the unpleasant side-effects of pregnancy.
List Of Useful Items
A list of items which, although not essential, may be useful if
you plan a homebirth.
Midwives - Endangered Species
Independent Midwives are under threat – the Government has
decided that they must have professional indemnity insurance despite
the fact that it is not available to them.
Pregnancy Grant For Women
The Government have announced a new one-off payment of £190
for each pregnancy with a due date of after 6th April 2009.
Important information and useful ideas to consider when you are
planning a pregnancy.
You Are Pregnant!
A walk through the pregnancy journey, discussing birth preparation,
antenatal classes and ideas how you can prepare yourself for the
For Bereaved Parents
Information and support availble for bereaved parents in the Buckinghamshire
Lots of useful tips on how to help yourself during labour. Suggestions
to keep you active and mobile and discussion of the pros and cons
of pharmacological pain relief.
Tips For Labour
Top tips on coping with labour and the postnatal period.
The story of twin girls born at home.
Pregnancy and Birth
A twin birth from a mother’s perspective
Discussion regarding why Vitamin K is recommended for your baby,
how to increase Vitamin K in your diet and suggestion for further
reading to inform your decision-making.