tommy's midwives' blog

  • The pressure to ‘snap back’ after birth

    Geri Horner and Rachel Brathan talk about getting rid of the pressure on mums to bounce back to pre-baby weight.

  • Kicks Count call for home dopplers to be banned

    Tommy’s have long-warned pregnant women against using home dopplers. Kicks Count, with support from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), has now launched a petition to ban them.

  • Our favourite Insta-dads to follow

    Happy Father’s Day! We’ve rounded up our favourite dads to follow on Instagram.

  • Dads can get postnatal depression too

    Postnatal depression (PND) is thought to affect as many as one in 10 dads. Find out why, what the symptoms are and where to go for help.

  • Cancer and pregnancy

    Find out more about cancer and pregnancy, including how it might affect your mind and body, and where to go for help if you’ve been affected.

  • Congratulations to Binky and JP!

    The Made in Chelsea star has given birth to her first baby – a girl.

  • Domestic abuse and pregnancy

    At least 1 in 4 women experience domestic abuse. Pregnancy is time when this can often start or worsen. It may not be a partner, but someone in the wider family.

  • Dad and baby bonding

    Whether this is your first rodeo or not, bonding with a new baby isn’t always easy. Suddenly, that nine months you had to prepare might not feel like enough. Here are some tips to get you started if you’re feeling overwhelmed.

  • Summer pregnancy

    Summer, Summer, Summertime. Here are some tips for coping with the hot weather during pregnancy.

  • Self-care after the birth

    Taking care of yourself after the birth is just as important as looking after your baby.