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This dual midwifery narrative allows a mother recovering from surgery, experience this recovery as if you have your own personal virtual midwife visiting for 6 weeks, overseeing your physical, psychological and spiritual wellbeing.

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Consistent, sustainable and comprehensive education after caesarean birth is vital to good recovery. An innovative visual tool the Five Guide was developed by UK Nurse & Midwife Janine McKnight-Cowan to improve women's knowledge and  understanding of the five layer healing process.

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So you're just home from the hospital and wondering how to juggle baby care, your house work, your recovery and fatigue. If you're anything like me, the excitement of coming home with your new baby may be mixed with fear and overwhelm of what to do next, of the reality that I am now fully responsible for this baby. It’s now up to me to know what to do, how to do it and when to do it. Being a midwife didn't really help me, it seemed our course focussed more on pregnancy and birth, postpartum care after discharge was...

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Over the years these little hearts have provided comfort and hope for thousands of people, let’s hope we can reach even more

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 Its easier said than done, I know, I’ll never forget the Dr telling me after my 6th C-section and to go home and to take it easy!  However, it was sage advice given the risk factors relating to over exertion during the healing phase. Complications post caesarean birth include wound breakdown which is also known as surgical wound dehiscence (SWD) and sepsis caused by infection both of which can be life threatening. It is vital that women know how best to care for their wounds to help prevent these problems. Thankfully I didn’t experience either of these issues but always...

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