UFO No not the little green guys from another planet......keep reading. Do you fancy: Knocking 82 minutes off your birthing time,And giving your baby up to 30% more space to come out? Sounds UFO - utterly fantastic outstanding? Yes it does, but UFO stands for upright, forward and open. Being in a good upright, forward and open (UFO) … Continue reading Positions for birth
‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year….’ During the festive season most businesses work with a skeleton staff in order to give employees quality time with their families, maternity wards are no different. But what does this mean for you if you’re pregnant and your due date is over the festive season? Unfortunately, it … Continue reading Festive Induction or C-Section
Most people that have had a baby or held a new born baby will tell you that they smell amazing. This ‘new baby’ scent lasts about 6-12 weeks, but most parents can still smell it from their child for a long time after this. So what is the smell and why is it SO GOOD? … Continue reading Why do newly babies smell so good?
The cervix is the opening to the uterus or neck of the womb. When you are not pregnant and during most of your pregnancy, your cervix faces the back of your body, towards your bottom. Your cervix journey starts when your baby is ready to be born. The baby releases a protein called fibronectin into … Continue reading The journey of the cervix
What has changed and why? These new guidelines cover the circumstances for inducing labour, methods of induction, assessment, monitoring, pain relief, and managing complications. It aims to improve advice and care for pregnant women who are thinking about or having induction of labour. Earlier this year, draft guidance earlier this year was criticised for being … Continue reading NICE induction guidelines are updated
A good old fashioned offer - refer a friend. If you're doing the course or thinking about doing the course and you want a friend to join you, you will both receive 10% off if you book within the same course. If you have previously done the course and want to refer a friend, the … Continue reading Refer a friend
Natural, non-medical pain relief & comfort measures There are natural and synthetic forms of pain relief, but as a hypnobirthing teacher I always advise clients to stay at home for as long as possible. When you’re labouring at home, you do not have access to synthetic pain relief therefore, it’s important to know and understand … Continue reading Natural pain relief