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dr ellie rayneR

BMBS  MRCOG  PgdDipMedEd  PgcertHealthServImpro  FHEA  DipHB(KGH)

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist   |   Antenatal & Hypnobirthing Teacher 

 Founder of The Maternity Collective


Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG)


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS)

University of Exeter


Diploma in Medical Education (DipMedEd)

Cardiff University


Postgraduate Certificate in Health Services Improvement

(PgCert Heal Serv Impro)

University of Exeter


Master’s in Healthcare Management, Leadership and Innovation

University of Plymouth



Fellow of the Higher Education Academy



Federation of Antenatal Educators Accredited Instructor



Dean’s Commendation for work in Health Services Improvement

in Devon

University of Exeter


Diploma in Hypnobirthing


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March 8th 2021

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February 25th 2021

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February 22nd 2021

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February 17th 2021

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COVID-19 and Pregnancy

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January 15th 2021

The Covid Vaccine and pregnancy: What medical professionals want you to know

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January 11th 2021

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December 3th 2020

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November 16th 2020

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September 12th 2020

End the trauma of lone birth: Covid rules forcing thousands of mothers to endure labour without loved ones

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May 20th 2021

Secrets to Superboot Your Cycle

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May 11th 2021

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May 4th 2021

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April 21st 2021

It's time we stopped using archaic medical term to talk about fertility


April 6th 2021

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March 31st 2021

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March 11th 2021

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March 8th 2021

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March 1st 2021

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February 24th 2021

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February 19th 2021

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February 11th 2021

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February 2nd 2021

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January 14th 2021

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December 15th 2020

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March 29th 2021

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Why Preconception health isn't just for those parents trying to conceive

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March 7th 2021

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February 24th 2021

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February 11th 2021

Need to Know : Endometriosis

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January 27th 2021

The Second Time Around - how your second pregnancy may differ from your first

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January 11th 2021

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January 6th 2021

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December 4th 2020

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November 19th 2020

Should pregnant Princess Eugenie, Helen Flanagan and Kate Ferdinand all be avoiding sex? We ask a doctor


October 30th 2020

Frontline Workers Share How They're Coping As The Second Wave Looms Large


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