"Towards a
Positive Birth"

Valerie Gommon
BA (Hons) Woman's Health, RM
Independent Midwifery

"A complete midwifery service, designed to meet your needs"



and Birth Stories




In The News: More Babies Born With Downs Syndrome

Independent Midwives Endangered Species

IMA (Independent Midwives Meeting

Love Your Body

Lotus Birth

Planning A Baby

So You Are Pregnant, Preparing for the Birth

Alternatives to Hospital Induction


Good Day's Work

Raising awareness of Independent Midwifery

Reusable nappies

The big day (The birth)

Baby wearing?

Where to sleep your baby

Useful items for a homebirth



So you want to be a midwife?

Sex after childbirth?

Foods rich in iron

Antenatal Testing

French minister Rachida Dati returns to work five days after caesarean

Baby abandoned in Bedford - Teenage Pregnancy

In the news … Nicaragua and UK


What’s new? First Birthday Party/VBAC

In the news: octuplets; surrogacy; www.BirthIndex.co.uk

Vitamin K

Routine blood tests and scans offered in pregnancy


Smoking in pregnancy

It’s snowing again …

New Health in Pregnancy Grant

Home births cancelled

Tots to Teens Exhibition - Milton Keynes

Another birth …

Piles or haemorrhoids

Olney Pancake Race

Meetings, meetings

Events coming up in Milton Keynes area

Baby movements/Baby doppler listening devices

Postnatal Depression

Milton Keynes Antenatal Exhibition

Stress Incontinence

Epidural v Natural Birth

Loss of a baby

Stafford Hospital and the NHS

TV Programmes

Super skinny pregnancies

Teenage Pregnancies again and informed consent

Home Birth is safe

Nurse struck off for secret filming

Exercise in pregnancy

Equality Bill and National Breastfeeding Awareness Week

Harmful chemicals in babies’ bottles

International Day of the Midwife – 5th May 2009

Freebirthing / Unassisted birth

Childbirth and survivers of sexual abuse

International Day of the Midwife

Orgasmic Birth

Breastfeeding and new baby growth charts

National Breastfeeding Week

Breastfeeding in public

When to contact the hospital

Ideas to take to hospital

Birth before the arrival of a midwife

Who can you turn to for support?

Early v Delayed Cord Clamping

Milton Keynes Birth Information Group

Medical benefits of breastfeeding

Vaccination/Immunisation debate

Doctors warn of increased risk for older mothers




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