Pregnancy news and blogs

Our midwives give their expert opinion on recent pregnancy stories that have been in the news.

  • Mother breastfeeding her baby.

    DJ's breastfeeding comments unhelpful and damaging

    March 8th, 2016

    As midwives, we’re horrified by the comments of DJ Alex Dyke about breastfeeding. Alex made the comments live on air this week on BBC Radio Solent.

  • A word from us on home dopplers

    March 8th, 2016

    At Tommy’s we have noticed there has been lots of coverage about the use of dopplers at home on the news and social media recently, so we want to spread the message about the consequences their use can have.

  • Pregnant women stretching.

    Yoga shown to keep pregnancy stress-free

    March 8th, 2016

    Mothers who have gone to antenatal yoga classes will probably not be surprised to learn that recent research we’ve carried out in Manchester shows that it can reduce stress and lessen anxiety during pregnancy.


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