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Ghislaine is a senior midwife with the UK Emergency Medical Team and currently works in clinical education....

Sue is a Midwife, Antenatal Instructor and a busy Mum of two with over 15 years’ experience....

Ellie has 9 years’ experience as a midwife including antenatal, labour, postnatal care and antenatal education....

Anne has experience working in all aspects of midwifery with specialist interest in homebirths....

Laura brings to The Baby Academy almost a decade experience as a Midwife and has experience working in all aspects of Midwifery....

Sophie is an experienced midwife, having worked in all areas of maternity care, in addition to clinical trials and maternity research....

Kay has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) for almost a decade....

As we are heading into summer, one of the common questions we get asked is if you need to give your babies additional water to keep them hydrated during the warmer months....

Reflux is where some of the contents in your baby's tummy leak back up into their mouth. It's a very common occurrence, affecting 40% of babies, however not all of these babies will require treatment. Remember that reflux is different from vomiting, where muscles forcefully...

Colic is a severe, often fluctuating pain in your baby’s abdomen and it affects anywhere between 10%-40% of babies around the world....

Although we are all trying our best to stay home and self isolate and avoid COVID19 there are some of you who are key workers or needing to leave your house for daily tasks and you may find yourself positive for COVID 19....

Usually one of the first things people ask once you’ve had your baby is “how much do they weigh?!”...

Every woman and her pregnancy varies greatly. What you may experience can vary widely from what your friend, sister or mother may have experienced....

1 in 4 women experiences some form of domestic abuse in their lifetime and often domestic abuse can begin or escalate during pregnancy....

Your baby's heartbeat will be monitored by your midwife whilst you are in labour, this is to ensure that your baby is coping well. ...

One of the milestones that are on every parent's mind is when to start weaning their baby onto solid foods; what to do, what to buy and what to expect....

My due date was the 16th of August, and in the early hours of the 12th of August, I began to have pains that I realised were contractions....

You may notice a slight yellow discolouration of your baby’s skin and the whites of their eyes a few days after they are born. This is called jaundice....

So… you’ve managed to express some amazing breastmilk for your baby! Breastmilk is incredible and has anti-infective properties within it to help stop the growth of bacteria. ...

Most foods are safe to enjoy during pregnancy, however certain foods carry risks to your or your baby's health....

SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (previously known as Cot Death) is a sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of a baby who was otherwise healthy....

You may have heard your Midwife or your doctor talking about a membrane sweep? You may be offered one if you go past your due date. So what is it?...

If you’ve attended our full-day antenatal class, you’ll be familiar with the acronym BRAIN. The information you gather from your friends, family and healthcare provider may be overwhelming and confusing....