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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!

The Most Important Science Lesson of Your Pregnancy

The Most Important Science Lesson of Your Pregnancy

If you understand ONE thing about birth, let this be it!

Positive Birth Story: An Informed and Calm Induction

Positive Birth Story: An Informed and Calm Induction

An induction doesnt mean it can’t still be amazing!

Positive Birth Story: Vaginal Breech of First Baby

Positive Birth Story: Vaginal Breech of First Baby

An utterly incredibly vaginal breech birth story from a first time mum.

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?’

What are scans actually for?

What are scans actually for?

The first scan you have in pregnancy is an exciting moment for every parent to be. What are they actually for though?

Do I actually need a TENS Machine?

Do I actually need a TENS Machine?

Understand a little more how TENS machines work and why they may help.


Stretch and Sweep: A shortcut to labour?

Stretch and Sweep: A shortcut to labour?

Have you been offered a ‘stretch and sweep’.. do you actually know what is it, what it involves and what it might mean for your labour and birth?

 

What a Giraffe Can Teach You About Giving Birth

What a Giraffe Can Teach You About Giving Birth

Did you know, we are the only species of mammal that doubt our ability to give birth?

How an orange can ACTUALLY reduce your pain and anxiety levels in labour

How an orange can ACTUALLY reduce your pain and anxiety levels in labour

Ok, maybe don't go filling your hospital bag with a pack of 'easy peelers' just yet, but I've been reading into the research behind aromatherapy use during birth this week!