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Pregnancy can simultaneously be the most beautiful and confusing time in a woman’s life. Emotions, hope and anxiety- all rush through at the same time. We suggest you enjoy your pregnancy, and give in to those food cravings, but don’t give up on your fitness routine, just because there’s a bun in the oven. A healthy lifestyle is crucial for a healthy pregnancy. You need to eat right and stay active, so that you can recover quickly after child birth. That is why you should ensure that your body is getting adequate nutrition, exercise and enough rest. Light work outs […]
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Over the last two years I have been part of a small team of maternity professionals contacting and visiting pregnant women who were being held in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Detention Centre in Bedford. We volunteer for a charity called Medical Justice, which aims to defend and promote the health rights, and associated legal rights, of immigration detainees in the UK. Medical Justice advocates for many vulnerable patients but, as midwives, we were assessing and providing medical reports just for pregnant women. Being a midwife is a huge part of my identity, my purpose and passion in life. I have worked […]
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