Motherhood

Preparing for life after birth with a Mothermoon

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  In the run-up to our Ten Moons Pregnancy Day retreat in September, We are taking the time to speak to all of the event collaborators to share their wisdom and give some insight into what to expect on the day. First up is Sarah Tessier, South East London based Postnatal doula, founder of the […]

Pregnancy

Why you should consider birthing in the dark…

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I’m back again to talk about hormones! I know you have heard me banging on about oxytocin till the cows come so I’m starting with something less obvious but equally pivotal when it comes to birth.   Time for a curveball   Let’s talk about cats (stay with me). Have you ever had a cat […]

Playlists

July Playlist

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July Playlist

The latest playlist from my east London Pregnancy yoga class https://open.spotify.com/user/katiestockdale/playlist/5mc1ODS4KLkV3yVWCWoGho?si=cJYiGY-oSrChS5V01zC2RA

Hypnobirthing

How To Survive The 4th Trimester

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How To Survive The 4th Trimester

How To Survive The 4th Trimester     Hey Mama to be   I’m guessing you want to be as prepared as you can be for the birth of your baby. You like to know that all bases are covered.   So, You’ve read the birth books, taken antenatal or Hypnobirthing classes along with some […]

Hypnobirthing

Tips To Prepare For A Positive Induction

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Tips to Prepare for a Positive Induction

  Tips To Prepare For A Positive Induction   Lovely Mama to be   Induction is one of the most common ‘what ifs’ As many as one in 5 babies in the UK are the result of an induction. Certainly, for the couples I meet on my East London Hypnobirthing courses, it’s one of the […]

Playlists

June Playlist

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June Playlist

If you have been to any of my pregnancy yoga classes in Leyton then you will know that music is a BIG focus! Here is the first of many monthly playlists starting off with some soothing summer sounds https://open.spotify.com/user/katiestockdale/playlist/q?si=A0gMUiUFQCitmjdCkHna0g

Hypnobirthing

10 Top Tips For Birth Partners

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10 Top Tips For Birth Partners

10 Top Tips For Birth Partners   To all you birth partners out there; if you are even on this page, seeking out how to be a good birth partner, then chances are, you are already well on your way.   But hey, it never hurts to be too prepared right? It’s common for birth […]

Motherhood

‘Mum Guilt’ and Why It’s Time to Wave Goodbye

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Mum Guilt

‘Mum Guilt’ and Why It’s Time to Wave Goodbye   I have been reading Rebecca Schillers’ –  No Guilt pregnancy plan this week and it’s inspired me to write this post   Let’s talk about Mum guilt then –  The struggle is real! Or even ‘Mum to be guilt’. This feeling can start in pregnancy, […]