Pregnancy

Cornwall Birth & Baby Appeal

You may have heard the exciting news that the Royal Cornwall Hospital is getting an upgrade of its maternity facilities! My name is Lizzie, I’m one of the midwives and am here to tell you all about it. The main … Click here to read more

Pregnancy Nutrition

Are you bombarded with advice on what to eat and what to avoid? Undoubtedly, pregnancy is a good time to think about what you are eating. However the range of opinions and advice can be bewildering.  Raw and undercooked meat … Click here to read more

Finding yourself again

Having a baby is usually expected to be a joyful experience, so it can come as a shock if you don’t feel that way. Difficulties with low mood are more common than most people realise:  about one in ten new … Click here to read more

Optimal Cord Clamping

Optimal Cord Clamping  The Best Gift You Can Give Your Baby (www.bloodtobaby.com) There has been a lot of news coverage on ‘Delayed Cord Clamping’ recently and you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. As a midwife, umbilical … Click here to read more

Physiotherapy for you, your bump and baby

Moving through your trimesters your body changes in many different ways to prepare for your baby’s arrival. As physiotherapists are highly qualified in all aspects of women’s health, we understand these changes and are passionate about helping you to have … Click here to read more

What about a Doula?

Hello readers! I’m Evony Lynch, freelance midwife and Chief Tea-Drinker at MamaCafe. Have you heard of doulas? Perhaps you know someone who had a doula. A doula is a an experienced woman who offers emotional and practical support to a … Click here to read more

Baking your bun

Hello readers! I’m Evony Lynch, freelance midwife and Chief Tea-Drinker at MamaCafe. You would expect your ‘bun in the oven’ to be cooked after nine months wouldn’t you? However did you know that your little bun probably needs a few … Click here to read more

Osteopathy and Birth

Gentle touch of an Osteopath can be of tremendous comfort, in preparing for, during and after birth. My own wonderful adventure as an Osteopath began 23 years ago, at the Osteopathic Centre for Children in London, providing Osteopathy for mums … Click here to read more

What’s in a Hospital Bag?

Hello readers! I’m Evony Lynch, freelance midwife and Chief Tea-Drinker at MamaCafe. If you’re pregnant at the moment, have you packed your birth bag yet? Whether you’re planning to have your baby at home, hospital or birth centre it’s a … Click here to read more

Birth Options in Cornwall

Hello readers! I’m Evony Lynch, freelance midwife in Cornwall and Chief Tea-Drinker at MamaCafe.  I am supporting the Tots About Magazine, covering pregnancy to 5 and will be writing regular articles on pregnancy topics. Over 4000 babies are born in … Click here to read more