pregnancy

So you've got to give birth on the Labour Ward?

So you've got to give birth on the Labour Ward?

Wave goodbye to hypnobirthing and a positive birth then right? WRONG! If being on the Labour Ward feels like a safe and positive choice for you, then there is PLENTY you can do to make it positive.

How to take CONTROL of your birth experience!

How to take CONTROL of your birth experience!

A MUST READ for any pregnant mums! It’s all very well and good having an idea of what you’d like your birth to be, but how do you get it?

Back to Back Babies

Back to Back Babies

Back to Back babies! Also known as ‘posterior’ ‘OP’ or ‘occipital posterior’. But what does that mean?

Do I actually need a TENS Machine?

Do I actually need a TENS Machine?

Understand a little more how TENS machines work and why they may help.


Restless Legs, Back Ache, Nausea, Fatigue? Pregnancy can be tough- have you tried this?

Restless Legs, Back Ache, Nausea, Fatigue? Pregnancy can be tough- have you tried this?

So you get the blue (or pink line) on your pregnancy test and your emotions start to soar!  Then the reality of pregnancy kicks in and you start to feel tired, sick and your boobs hurt if anyone even looks at them.  This pregnancy malarkey is tough! And to top it all off when you have a raging headache there is nothing you can do about it, you can’t take this, you can’t take that, don’t do this don’t do that.  Your life seems to revolve around the dos and don’t like never before, your anxiety reaches an all-time high as you have no idea if that little bundle is happy in there or not and you cry at everything, you don’t even want to cry, but you can’t get the top off your marmite jar and it feels like the end of the world is coming.  Then the guilt kicks in, you should be enjoying every moment of this gift you have been given, growing a little life. Actually, pregnancy is bloody hard! But all is not lost there is something you can to help find emotional balance and physical comfort. Essential oils!

Optimal or Delayed Cord Clamping, what is it and should you be choosing it for your baby?

Optimal or Delayed Cord Clamping, what is it and should you be choosing it for your baby?

Cutting the cord! We’ve often thought about WHO’s going to ‘cut the cord’, but have you given any consideration as to WHEN they’re going to cut it?