When I got pregnant, I was “warned” that birth would be painful, that I would probably need drugs to cope, that a woman’s body is inherently… Read More »Rejecting the scaremongering around the menopause and working towards a positive transition.
We are on a girlie week-end, climbing hills in the Derbyshire dales, and staying in a bed and breakfast. We are all escaping motherhood… Read More »If you don’t pee in front of your partner, think twice about having him at the birth of your baby.
After over 10 years of teaching birth preparation classes, and having taught over 1000 couples, here are my definitive five top birth preparation tips: 1.… Read More »My All Time Top 5 Tips for Birth Preparation
Why Giving Birth is analogous to recovering from flu. In part 1, I said that when we run a marathon, we push ourselves to the… Read More »Why Birth is not like running a marathon part 2
“I’m in two different worlds. Two completely different worlds. It’s strange. It’s hard”. These words were uttered by a client of mine, over the phone. … Read More »Split Personality Midwifery: who has the power?
Guess Why Kate Middleton Chose to do Hypnobirthing….. She wanted to be relaxed during her labour? She was really frightened, and desperate for reassurance? A… Read More »Why did Kate Middleton Choose to do Hypnobirthing?
Valentine’s day. A time for romantic love. Just the two of you, together, with soft music on in the background, candle light, and a meal… Read More »Keep the Love Flowing this Valentine’s day: Plan a Natural Birth