Pregnancy Nutrition Made Easy

2021-02-08T12:55:02+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Pregnancy Nutrition Made Easy A more instinctive approach to eating is what’s needed during pregnancy, says Sister Lilian.   While one cannot totally reverse the impact of both the agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors on nutritional confidence, re-empowering pregnant women and their advising midwives is possible. The Sensitive Midwifery [...]

Heartburn And Indigestion In Pregnancy

2021-02-08T12:36:10+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Heartburn And Indigestion In Pregnancy How to help your pregnant patient   Heartburn and indigestion are common pregnancy problems. While indigestion often accompanies the nausea of the first trimester, heartburn tends to peak in the third trimester.  Feeling the burn There is a misconception that pregnant women are [...]

Tissue Salt Therapy In Midwifery And Baby Care

2020-09-25T12:36:50+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Tissue Salt Therapy In Midwifery And Baby Care Tissue salt (or cell salt as it is nowadays more often referred to) therapy is often the easiest complementary therapy to understand and use, according to Sensitive Midwifery founder Sister Lilian, who strongly advocates the use of these remedies in pregnancy and [...]

The Health Of The Placenta Is Wrongly Used To Intervene In Normal Pregnancy

2020-09-25T12:24:44+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

The Health Of The Placenta Is Wrongly Used To Intervene In Normal Pregnancy The placenta plays a significant role in keeping Baby alive during pregnancy; supplying blood, nutrients, and oxygen, and continuing to benefit babies after birth. But if the placenta had its own movie, it would be [...]

Breastfeeding – An Economic Plan To Help Save The World!

2020-09-25T12:14:31+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Breastfeeding – An Economic Plan To Help Save The World! Not only is it suitable for all babies at all times, it adapts from one developmental phase to another, day to night, and even according to individual need! The health benefits are irreplaceable, and successful nursing markedly improves [...]

Comparing Homeopathy To Allopathy In Midwifery Practice

2021-05-26T08:55:23+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Comparing Homeopathy To Allopathy In Midwifery Practice The medical and pharmaceutical disciplines have had a definite influence on a pregnant woman’s perception that she needs help over and above what her mind and body are innately capable of. This translates into medical practitioners and their patients buying somewhat [...]

Together It’s Better, Taking Pregnancy Care To The Next Level

2020-01-31T08:33:18+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Together It’s Better, Taking Pregnancy Care To The Next Level In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched its new recommendations for antenatal care with the subtitle ‘for a positive pregnancy experience’.  Wouldn’t you agree it’s interesting that they chose this subtitle? It certainly shows that the ‘experience’ [...]

Labour Due Date Estimation Guidelines, and Updated Gestational Term Classification

2020-04-28T18:19:09+00:00Pregnancy, SM-Members|

Due date estimation guidelines Compelling evidence shows that the most accurate estimation of when a normal pregnancy (gestation) will end is the projected date yielded by the mostly routine first trimester ultrasound (up until 13 weeks, 6 days). As it turns out, the old-school estimated date of delivery [...]

Pregnancy Vaginal Bleeding and Antepartum Haemorrhage

2020-04-28T18:48:16+00:00Pregnancy, SM-Members|

Key Antepartum Haemorrhage (APH) Messages For Midwives Ensure you have the woman’s full history – previous miscarriage, termination or C-section; bleeding in first trimester; suspicion of placenta praevia, abruption or anatomical disorders; if she is in premature labour. If a pregnant woman presents with spotting, but is no [...]

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