Pregnancy series: Preparing for labour with My Expert Midwife!

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by Stephanie Spencer |
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We caught up with My Expert Midwife to collaborate with our YouTube pregnancy series to find out more about preparing for labour!

This is the sixth video on which Mother&Baby has collaborated with the expert midwives on. Other talking points in this series about the pregnancy journey, are about pregnancy health and wellbeing, the first trimester, what to pack in your hospital bag and the second trimester.

Watch our latest Mother&Baby Pregnancy Series video here...

In this video, Lesley Gilchrist, founder and CEO of My Expert Midwife answered your questions which included explanations of the different stages of birth, the importance of choosing the right birth partner, plus Lesley’s top tips for preparing for labour.

Some of the parts touched upon in this video are:

  • What is happening in the latent phase of labour?

  • What can you do to feel more comfortable and make birth a bit easier?

  • What are the different types of birth?

  • What does the ‘golden hour’ after baby is born mean?

As a registered midwife, Lesley is able to help give professional tips, advice and answer those all-important questions you may have about preparing for labour.

So grab a cuppa and have a seat with us, as Lesley answers all you need to know your birth!

And for more expert advice head over to My Expert Midwife Blogs.

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