All posts in Ask a midwife

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.

Read more

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!

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Changing a nappy

How to change your baby’s nappy

Changing a baby’s nappy for the first few times can be a little daunting – particularly if it’s of the nuclear kind. Our midwives show us how…

Read more

How to dress baby

How to dress your baby

Dressing and undressing a wriggly newborn can be tricky at first but our lovely midwives at Peterborough and Stamford NHS Hospital Trust show us how.

Read more

Hand expressing

Ask a midwife: How to hand express

Mastering the art of hand expressing may seem tricky but midwife Roberta has all the advice and reassurance you need.

 

Read more

Soothe a crying baby

Ask a midwife: how to soothe a crying baby

There’s no getting away from it: babies cry! But deciphering what those cries mean can be a tricky business. Hunger? Pain? Tiredness? Our midwife reveals all.

 

Read more

How to swaddle your baby

Ask a midwife: how to swaddle your baby

Expert midwife advice on swaddling your baby: how to do it and why to do it!

 

Read more

Q&A image

Ask a midwife live Q&A

Watch our live Google Q&A session with our two formidable midwives Roberta and Susan. A big thank you to everyone who contributed.

Read more