Ask your midwife about bump bonding.
You can help your baby’s brain develop in pregnancy by taking time out to relax and bond with them.
Talking, reading and/ or singing to your growing baby, stroking your bump and learning your baby’s movement patterns are wonderful ways to increase yours and your baby’s oxytocin and promote bonding and brain development.
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The team were delighted to flock to this family and support them as they added another chick to their nest #HomeBirthJustHappened
#HomeBirthJustHappened home is where the heart is, bring a new life into a beautiful family, just where they belong @RSCH_Maternity @RoyalSurrey
We are delighted that the team and our forums are being showcased by Surrey Heartlands as examples of the application of #BetterBirths recommendations.
As I embark on writing down my birthing story I stop and look down at the most precious and beautiful sight – my newborn baby girl.
The beginning seems a crazy place to start – to imagine all the steps that led to the ‘welcome to the world’ moment!
I envisioned a Homebirth to be calm, relaxed and empowering and it proved to be that and sooooo much more.
‘Breathe in inspiration and trust yourself, the answer is yes you can’ Continue reading
One of the first exciting #BetterBirths developments to come out of the Surrey Heartlands partnership is a brand new dedicated maternity advice line.
Launching on the 9th of April, the advice line will be staffed by experienced midwives who’s responsibility it will be to provide a dedicated service 24/7.
Freeing up other midwives to give clinical care, this phone line will allow maternity clients to access the advice and support they need in a timely way.
This may include answering your pregnancy questions, supporting you at home early labour and arranging transfer to your chosen place of birth and a midwife available 24hrs a day to offer feeding and newborn advice.