The first step to a positive birth experience is getting yourself (and ideally your birth partner) clued up on what’s happening physiologically during labour. From the hormones to the muscles, how they all interact and most importantly WHY they are SUCH an important part of labour! This is always the part that has people going ‘OH MY GOD! WHY DON’T THEY TEACH YOU THIS AT SCHOOL? WHY ISN’T THIS THE FIRST THING YOUR MIDWIFE TELLS YOU WHEN YOU’RE PREGNANT?’. Believe me, this could change everything.. Use the search tool below, or start with our signature articles.