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In the UK the Homebirth rate is fairly low in the UK and so it is a fair assumption that the vast majority of mums in Reading will have their baby at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. I am always harping on about how important it is to educate yourself ahead...read more
Things to help with morning sickness So you get the two blue lines on your pregnancy test and the elation lasts all day. And the next morning you feel a bit queasy, and before you know it you can't possibly be excited about your pregnancy anymore because...read more
[toc] Snacks to Pack in your Hospital Labour Bag It is a good idea to pack snacks into your hospital labour bag as you need to keep nourished and hydrated throughout labour. But what is a good snack to take? Just because you love a food, or crave it...read more
Your Birth Plan Birth is unique to every mum and every baby and although it is beneficial to write some birth preferences in a birth plan to detail things you feel strongly about to your care providers, you may find you have to make some decisions about...read more
Many pregnant mums want to write birth preferences in order to consolidate in their mind what they want for their labour and birth, and many midwives will encourage you to do so. It can be a really useful tool to help you research options for birth and...read more
Is It Normal To Have Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy Pelvic pain in pregnancy is experienced by a very large number of women. It can be quite mild just taking the form of aches and niggles in the pelvis and groin area, It can result in severe pain and...read more
From the moment you get your very first positive pregnancy test, the thrill of it all can be accompanied by anxiety in pregnancy. Sometimes just getting to the second line on the pregnancy test can be fraught with anxiety and it is all too easy to get...read more
Keep Your Pelvic Floor Toned in Pregnancy There are many reasons to keep your pelvic floor area toned during pregnancy. Unfortunately, there are lots of different exercises out there and not much info on why it is important to do them. The obvious reason...read more
History of Birth Women have been birthing instinctively for millennia. Find any historical image of birth and it is almost universally showing the woman in an upright position. They were attended by other women, experts in birthing - midwives and doctors played a...read more
Watch this video to get some insight as to the main principles of Active Birth (as coined by Janet Balaskas) and how it can make your birth easier, safer, more efficient and less painful. Helping Birth In my book, Helping Birth: Your guide to pain relief...read more
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