Neighbourhood Midwives

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Choosing A Private Midwife

Neighbourhood Midwives Independent Collective!

An amazing group of like minded independent midwives who provide complete continuity of care and support each other so that you have complete peace of mind.

We cover all of London and areas around Southampton, Hampshire and M3 corridor.

Keeping the Neighbourhood Midwives dream alive.

Full care packages, ante and postnatal only and postnatal only. Home and hospital birth.

Fully insured!
For general enquiries try 07956418586,

tperridge@yahoo.com

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postnatal guidance at home

Postnatal guidance at home is the care of the woman and her baby during the period from birth to approximately 6 weeks postnatal. It is focused on the health, wellbeing and recovery of the woman and the health, well being and development of the baby. One cannot be considered in isolation to the other and the transition of the woman to a confident, competent mother is an intrinsic part of the process.

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Tanzania midwives

One of our Midwives, Rebecca Urquhart, has recently been to Tanzania to set up an initiative where Neighbourhood Midwives will be supporting rural midwives, and the women they care for, in the small village of Nanjirinji.

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Essential Nutrients Whilst Breastfeeding

The first weeks with a new-born are hectic, exhausting, worrying and wonderful all at the same time. Try and remember to look after you through your diet when breastfeeding.  Whilst it’s so tempting to go for the quick and easy options, do try to increase the below to make sure you and your baby are getting the most nourishing food! And really try to limit sugar and highly processed foods that are so often nutritionally devoid.  Always organic or free range/wild if you can.

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Top 5 things you need to know about hypnobirthing. 

As covered in recent press, there’s an exciting upward trend of pregnant couples using hypnobirthing to support them in pregnancy and labour. Certain hospitals quote that nearly a quarter of all women giving birth there have taken a hyponbirthing course, whilst some midwives predict that hypnobirthing will be standard antenatal practice within a decade. This is fantastic news for the empowerment of pregnant women – but what is all the hype about? What is hypnobirthing and why should you do it?

This list could go on and on but here is a whistle stop tour of the top 5 things you need to know about hypnobirthing written by founder of Hammond Hypnobirthing, Lizzie Hammond.

 

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