It’s completely normal and natural when you think about birth, to think of the word pain. It’s a product of our modern society, of our western culture. It’s what we see the portrayals of labour and birth in the books, films, newspapers, tv dramas and soap operas we have seen through the whole of our … Continue reading Fear, tension, pain.
Modern life and adulting is a busy place. Add kids into the mix and calm can be a distant memory. During 2020 everyone had to deal with epic changes in their lives which made being calm not only a distant memory but nonexistent. I personally went days and days where I felt like I had … Continue reading 30 Seconds of Calm.
https://www.aland.com/artikel/positiv-forlossning-med-hjalp-av-hypnobirthing The above article is in Swedish, but below is roughly translated: It is now possible for pregnant women to take a course in hypnobirthing with their partner in Åland. The course leader is Sarah Mazzone who herself has benefited greatly from the method. - I teach relaxation techniques that help women give birth more … Continue reading The Positive Birth Group in the Media
UPDATED INFORMATION: It was a German obstetrician Franz Naegele (1778–1851) whose rule calculated the length of pregnancy. His rule adds nine months and seven days to the first day of the last menstrual period. This rule doesn’t take into account a person’s age, race, previous pregnancies, and births. In addition, many women regard the 40‐week … Continue reading Due date myth busters