Baby Buddy: an app for expectant and new young mums

There’s been a wave of enthusiasm recently among Tweeting midwives. I was on holiday when it started (supposedly away from emails and social media, but sneaking back on now and again), and returned to find that a host of fellow … Continue reading

World Breastfeeding Week 2014

Over the past 15 years, I have worked hard to champion breastfeeding in my professional capacity – both supporting mothers and families as well as training colleagues and raising awareness of breastfeeding in civil society.  I was thoroughly sold on … Continue reading

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Postnatal care: where’s the Fairy Godmother?

The postnatal period is a crucial time for women as they transition to motherhood and can have a lifelong impact on both the mother and baby. High quality care and support can play a significant role during this time. However, … Continue reading