PREGNANCY

July 4, 2019

Group B Strep is a bacteria carried by as many as 20-40% of adults. It doesn’t cause any symptoms so you can’t tell whether someone is carrying it without testing. Sounds fairly harmless doesn’t it? But did you know that Group B Strep is the most common cause of severe...

July 3, 2019


It was October 2017 and I was heavily pregnant with my first daughter, Violet Esme. I was ten days overdue and waiting patiently for her to make her appearance!

Once my waters finally broke, after a couple of trips back and forth to the hospit...

July is Group B Strep Awareness Month, something UK charity Group B Strep Support (GBSS) runs every year to improve awareness in parents and families.

Group B Strep (GBS) is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies, leading to sepsis, pneumo...

Barbara Woodworth, Nurse Consultant at Private Midwives gives her tips on reducing anxiety in pregnancy

What are your best tips for calming anxiety during birth?

The main priority is creating a relaxing environment for the mother. This can be done simply by playing relax...

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