Pregnancy series: Preparing for birth and recovery with My Expert Midwife!

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by Stephanie Anthony |

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We caught up with My Expert Midwife to collaborate with our YouTube pregnancy series to find out more about preparing for birth and recovery!

This is the fifth video on which Mother&Baby has collaborated with the expert midwives on. Other talking points in this series about the pregnancy journey, are about pregnancy health and wellbeing, the first trimester, what to pack in your hospital bag and the second trimester.

Watch our latest Mother&Baby Pregnancy Series video here...

In this video, Lesley Gilchrist, founder and CEO of My Expert Midwife answered your questions which included how to make a birth plan, antenatal class and tips for recovery.

Some of the parts touched upon in this video are:

  • At what stage in your pregnancy should you start preparing for birth?

  • How do I choose an antenatal class?

  • What do I need to know about pain relief?

  • What should I expect for my recovery?

As a registered midwife, Lesley is able to help give professional tips, advice and answer those all-important questions you may have about preparing for the birth experience and your recovery afterwards.

So grab a cuppa and have a seat with us, as Lesley answers all you need to know about birth and recovery!

And for more expert advice head over to My Expert Midwife Blogs.