*Warning: This article describes a traumatic birth experience* A couple of days ago I was contacted by 23 year old Asha, a Black Swedish woman who wanted me to share her traumatic story of the negligence surrounding her birth and postpartum period that nearly cost her her life. Asha says […]

My pregnancy was one of the hardest things I ever had to go through. I never thought I would ever say this because you only have to go online to see the cute bump pictures, glowing faces and adorable gender announcements but my pregnancy didn’t quite go that way.  When […]

Coping with miscarriage is difficult for any woman, but it can be for the partner too. A moving story from one man who has shared his experience with me…. It wasn’t meant to be like this I held his tiny white coffin in my arms, crying as I walked into […]

What is i-size? It’s really important to ensure you choose the right carseat to ensure your baby’s safety when travelling. In the UK we now have something called i-size which I-size is part of a new legislation, regulation R129. It’s basically new way of crash-testing car seats for babies and […]

As a midwife, it’s important that I am continually updating and refreshing my knowledge in all areas of midwifery. There are an array of midwifery training courses, workshops and study days available within the UK which makes it easier for midwives to keep up to date and plan for their […]

The million dollar question! Really there is no best time to start a family. There are many different factors that go into deciding when it will be the best time to have children but ultimately it is a personal decision between you and your partner and many factors such as […]