Midwife’s Musings- Top Tips for Birth Abroad

Getting ready to become a parent, or to add a new child to your growing family can often seem daunting, particularly if you’re doing so in a country that is not your passport country. Here are some handy hint of things that might help you as you prepare: 1. Which country? I know this soundsContinue reading “Midwife’s Musings- Top Tips for Birth Abroad”

Home birth in Mozambique- Tawnya’s story

My husband and I had originally planned to have two children, close together. My son was 5 months old when my husband told me he was ready to have another. At first I cried. Not because I wasn’t ready but because I knew I’d never be pregnant again and I loved being pregnant. We wereContinue reading “Home birth in Mozambique- Tawnya’s story”

Pregnancies and Births Abroad- Leigh’s story

One of my friends Leigh has kindly allowed me to interview her and ask her about her experience of her pregnancies and labours abroad. Please find her stories below. Thanks so much for sharing with us today! Would you be happy to give us a brief overview of how you came to be in aContinue reading “Pregnancies and Births Abroad- Leigh’s story”

Military Mum in Germany- Louise’s Story

Louise is the founder of Little Troopers, a charity that supports children in military families. When she gave birth to her daughter in 2003, Louise was a serving soldier of the British Army, in Germany, with her husband deployed as a front-line soldier in Iraq. She has kindly agreed to share her story, which alsoContinue reading “Military Mum in Germany- Louise’s Story”

Birth in the UK- Aggie’s Story & Midwifery Advice

Aggie, or Agnieszka, which is her Polish name, is one of my amazing midwifery colleagues who I met when we trained together in London. She is an incredible midwife, so anyone in London should look her up! Aggie has kindly agreed to share her experience with us below about when she first arrived to theContinue reading “Birth in the UK- Aggie’s Story & Midwifery Advice”