Your Beliefs about Birth

Your Beliefs about Birth

Believe it or not, you already know a lot about birth. Since you were a child, you would have come into contact with birth stories and perhaps been influenced by the media. You most likely have been exposed to birth scenes in movies, documentaries or the internet....
Do You Need To Prepare For Birth?

Do You Need To Prepare For Birth?

When it comes to preparing for birth, do you risk knowing too little or too much? Even if you aren’t actively preparing for birth, you already know a lot. Beliefs and ideas are formed from hearing stories and being exposed to media. Depending on where you grew up,...
Breathing For Birth

Breathing For Birth

Women all around the world use their breath to help them with the sensations of labour. Breath awareness helps us to get out of our ‘thinking minds’ and into our body. Your mind influences the perception of pain. If we start to believe a negative story, for example;...
Talking About Birth

Talking About Birth

How Do We Really Prepare For Birth? There are so many variables in birth. I think it’s a good idea to have a general understanding of the process and to know there are many variations on what is ‘normal’. For instance, a normal gestation can be anywhere between 37-42...
Five Things To Do Before Your Baby Is Due

Five Things To Do Before Your Baby Is Due

Write Down Your Birth Preferences How a birth will unfold is a mystery, but I’m sure there are things you’d like to happen. By writing down your preferences, it can let your birth support people know what you’d like and help you switch off your thinking brain when...

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