Should I have a stretch & sweep?

August 04, 2022

A stretch and sweep (also know as just a sweep) is one of the most widespread interventions in pregnancy and labour. Many women have sweeps in late pregnancy and it is something that has become pretty routine. But what are they? And what are the benefits and the risks of having one? 

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Been told you may need to be induced because your baby is predicted to be big?

August 15, 2021

Giving birth to a small baby sounds impossible at times - let alone a big one!

And then you get told that you should be having an induced labour. To prevent your baby from getting too big to birth. But let's look at what the NICE Guidelines say...

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