Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

Inflammation During Pregnancy – How Does It Affect Fetal Brain Development?

New research is adding to the growing body of evidence showing a link between maternal inflammation during pregnancy with brain development disorders. Read More


Finger Prick Test Can Tell Baby’s Sex In First Trimester

A new test provides information about your baby’s gender earlier than ever before, but there are several ethical concerns about this new technology. Read More

Perineal Warm Packs – What All Women Need To Know

Most women fear tearing during birth. Find out how a simple and accessible support measure can reduce tearing and provide comfort during labour. Read More


8 Signs Your Baby’s Position Is Affecting Labour

Many factors can influence labour. How your baby is positioned is one of them. Here are 8 signs your baby’s position is affecting labour. Read More


Back Labour – What It Is And How To Manage It

Are you wondering what back labour is and what it feels like? Here's what you should know about back labour and how to make it easier to deal with. Read More

The Final Weeks Of Pregnancy

They are emotionally some of the hardest moments of your life. When the wait has become so difficult, how do you get through the final weeks of pregnancy? Read More


Postnatal Depletion – What It Is And How To Recover

It’s not uncommon for mothers to feel exhausted years after having babies, but it's not normal. Find out what postnatal depletion is and how to recover. Read More

Increased Risk Of Stillbirth Linked To Timing Of Babies’ Movements

It’s estimated over half of all stillbirths could be prevented. New research has linked increased risk of stillbirth with the timing of babies’ movements. Read More


Can You Be Induced With A VBAC?

Although it's preferable for labour to start on its own, induction might be medically necessary. What does this mean for women who want a VBAC? Read More

Baby Wipes Linked To Food Allergies, Study Finds

Baby wipes are popular items many parents can’t live without. According to a recent study, however, they can potentially wreak havoc on your baby’s health. Read More




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