Lesley Gilchrist

Co-Founder & Clinical Director, My Expert Midwife
Registered midwife, Lesley Gilchrist, has worked in some of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe and has extensive experience as a labour ward co-ordinator and community midwife. With over 16 years’ experience in bumps, births and babies, Lesley is an expert in pregnancy, childbirth and post-natal care, specialising in the effects and treatment of birth trauma. She co-founded My Expert Midwife in 2017 with Claire Charlton, inspired by their mutual understanding of the reality of the physical recovery challenges that women face during pregnancy, childbirth and beyond. Developed by midwives with additional support and knowledge of leading chemists, and mum approved, the award-winning products can help to soothe and relieve the physical symptoms and side effects commonly experienced in pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood.

Articles written by Lesley Gilchrist

How to Cope During Lockdown With a Newborn

Why We Need to Talk About Perineal Trauma

Self-care in Pregnancy and Birth During COVID-19