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Childbirth Education, HypnoBirthing, Birth Preparation

Water for pain relief in labour and birth

Water – Shower/Bath/Effleurage The benefits of water for labour is outlined in more details especially in reference to women’s environment in another post found HERE. Briefly though water is well …

Sterile Water Injections

Sterile Water Injections Have you ever heard of these magical babies? Sting like a bee…to float like a butterfly… These dermal injections work on gateway theory – (what is gateway …

Ridley's birth

The Birth of Ridley

The Birth of Ridley The day started… As a first-time mum, I certainly wasn’t expecting to go into spontaneous labour when I was 38 weeks pregnant. Nor was I expecting …

Narcotics and Breastfeeding

Words courtesy of Willow Durrington RM The World Health Organization (WHO) (2011) recommends that infants are exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life and continue to receive breastmilk …

Moving with Kids

Moving with Kids I have been lucky and unlucky enough to move quite a bit in my adult life so far. Which is a great opportunity to meet new people, …

breastfeeding questions

Epidurals and Breastfeeding…what is the impact?

The benefits of breastfeeding is well researched, mothers benefit from a reduction in risk from many health concerns, protection from pregnancy related complications with ongoing health ramifications ie Pre-eclampsia and …