December 26, 2017

Cut and tears…. Possibly the single biggest fear most women have when they think about their labour. Everyone knows someone who had the worst tear, or the worst stitches etc etc. There is this a huge fear because all you know is, you have pushed something the size of a...

December 13, 2017

There is no doubt that when you are pregnant and see any sign of bleeding in any way, shape or form your mind goes into panic mode. Of course it does!! Everything is scary when you are trying to grow a tiny human. Especially if you have suffered a loss of any kind befo...

December 10, 2017

It’s just an itch….. Right??

Itchiness is a common occcurance during pregnancy. The skin on your tummy may become itchy due to the skin stretching to accommodate your growing baby. The skin on your feet and ankles may itch slightly if you are dealing with swelling. You...

December 9, 2017

Look out for these posters around and about Dubai. 

Antenatal classes covering anything and everything you ever needed to know. Using the most up to date evidence so you can ensure you have the birth you want! 

Having a baby in Dubai means you have to have a thick skin a...

November 24, 2017

Please don't be scared by the title of this post...... All research that reduces the risk of these tragic occurrences should be viewed in a positive light. Let's find out what it is all about.

So a very excellent Doctor working as part of Tommy's Stillbirth Research Cen...

November 22, 2017

Do you want a healthy, fit pregnancy? Do you want to continue training for your health and the health of your unborn baby? Well guess what? YOU CAN!

There a scary misconception that exercise causes miscarriage, low birth weight and pre-term labour. But none of this is e...

November 19, 2017

Ever wonder, with each passing week how big your baby is?? Check out this cool chart that shows you just that. 

I love this because it is relatable and very relevant to your training (think extra weight, how your muscles are stretching, how your body is adapting).....

November 11, 2017

I'm not going to lie..... the words "Birth Plan" can instill fear in to a midwife from the get go. I have been given laminated pocket book birth plans to one's written on a paper towel at the start of labour. They can make or break an experience for a woman. 


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The Fit Midwife

Having a baby is always challenging, each pregnancy is new and different and navigating your way through this journey with so much to do and so much to remember is bloody hard work! The Fit Midwife sites here  to make things that little bit easier for you.

If you  have questions, big or small, silly or serious then this is the place to find your answers. The aim of The Fit Midwife is to  educate everyone about pregnancy in general and specifically their own pregnant journey.

This site also features fitness and training tips and scaling for pregnancy and the postpartum period. The goal of TFM is to ensure every woman has a healthy, active pregnancy that leaves them confident and capable of having the birth they want! 


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