birth

Beware! The over medicalisation of birth...

Beware! The over medicalisation of birth...

How is it in 2019, with everything we know about birth, that labour wards still look like bleak, bright hospital rooms & couldn't be less likely to encourage physiological birth?

Positive Birth Story: First Time Mum on a Labour Ward in Ireland

Positive Birth Story: First Time Mum on a Labour Ward in Ireland

After moving to Ireland in pregnancy and facing a more medicalised birth, this first time mum used the Positively Birthing hypnobirthing techniques for a really positive experience.

Birth is just like going for a poo!

Birth is just like going for a poo!

There are many parallels between going for a poo and giving birth.. this post could totally change the way your approach everything!

10 Steps to a Positive Induction Birth

10 Steps to a Positive Induction Birth

Around 1/3 labours are induced in the UK currently. So this one is SUPER important to read, it could very easily be you!

Is Birth a Feminist Issue?

Is Birth a Feminist Issue?

So this blog post started its life as a post about fear of birth.. it seems to have morphed into a Feminist rant, but a rant I think needs raising..

Are you pregnant? And approaching the BIG DAY with even a hint of ‘I can’t even go to the dentist so how on earth will I ever manage giving birth?’