#BLAW2019 Guest Blog: A Letter From A Midwife

#BLAW2019 Guest Blog: A Letter From A Midwife

A message from the author, Sara Fitzsimmons MBE, RM: "I wrote these words a few years ago when I was still practicing at the hospital as a midwife, it was a few days after I had spent quite a bit of time with a couple and their family in triage, their baby was at full [...]

Kicks Count…

Kicks Count…

"If you think your baby’s movements have slowed down or stopped, contact your midwife or maternity unit immediately (it is staffed 24 hours, 7 days a week). Do not put off calling until the next day to see what happens. Do not worry about phoning, it is important for your doctors and midwives to know if [...]

Guest Blog By Author, Frankie Brunker

Guest Blog By Author, Frankie Brunker

NOTE: This weeks Guest blog is something a little different as Frankie has chosen to write an 'update' on the well-known poem 'An Ugly Pair of Shoes' to try and reflect the experience of a 'rainbow baby' mum in a slightly different way. You can also find the original poem is here: https://www.lilymaefoundation.org/2017/03/30/ugly-pair-shoes/ A Less [...]