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Coming soon Love this

Our new arrival is on its way…

We’re so excited about our new project landing very, very soon! It’s called Bump, Baby & You and it’s our new club for mums, dads, bumps and babies.

 

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Part 3: sleep for new babies infographic

In the third and final instalment of our trilogy of sleep infographics, we turn our attention to sleep for new babies. A big thank you to all the mums, dads, midwives, sleep specialists and babies(!) who’ve provided the insight and stats for this unique project.

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Thinking about getting pregnant?

Ask a midwife: thinking about getting pregnant?

Welcome to the first of our new series of Ask a Midwife videos – straight-talking, sisterly advice from an amazing team of midwives who really know their stuff. Today Community Midwife Debi covers everything you should do – and not do! – to increase your chances of conceiving.

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Labour

Ask a midwife: what happens in labour & how to cope

Feeling a little apprehensive about baby’s arrival? Quite understandable. In our latest Ask A Midwife video, midwife Debi offers sisterly advice on exactly what happens to your body during labour as well as some great coping strategies. Be not afraid!

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The first time I saw your face Love this

The first time I saw your face

“Love at first sight”. “Shock and awe”. “Pure joy”. Just some of the words our Facebook fans used to describe how they felt the first time they laid eyes on their newborn. Powerful stuff this…

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Sleep for new mums Love this

Part 2: sleep for new mums

Our trilogy of sleep infographics continues. We’ve outreached to midwives, mums, dads and sleep specialists to compile the facts and figures for this intriguing project. Last week we looked at how pregnancy affects sleep, now we turn our attention to new mums…

 

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Pregnancy part 1 Love this

Part 1: pregnancy sleep

Now we know that sleep – or lack of! – can be torturous in those early days. So we spoke to mums, dads, midwives and specialist sleep consultants to help us compile a trilogy of sleep infographics. This is the first in the series and the results are intriguing…

 

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How to bathe your baby

How to bathe your baby

Bathing a newborn those first few times can be a tricky business. Lean on our friendly Peterborough midwives for helpful, step by step advice for a no-scream bathtime.

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Tommy's Q&A Know-how, Love this

Q&A with Tommy’s baby charity

Our official charity partner is Tommy’s, the charity that helps save babies’ lives by supporting parents to have a healthy pregnancy. The midwives at Tommy’s PregnancyLine received over 4,000 calls and emails last year. Midwife manager Emma-Lees Laing shares some of the most frequently asked questions.

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How to trim your baby's nails

How to trim your baby’s nails

Make no mistake – those tiny fingernails are sharp! Your newborn’s flailing arms can easily result in a scratched face so be vigilant and trim weekly – if not more often – to keep on top of the growth.

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