Hypnobirthing

5 Tips for when birth goes ‘off plan’

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Call it birth plan, birth preferences,  birth goals or even have a birth vision board. Whatever. You’ve done your research. Talked to your care providers and have a pretty clear idea of how you would like your birth to be. And that’s great, knowing your options and making informed decisions about your care can be […]

Hypnobirthing

September playlist

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Early Autumn has to be one of my favourite times of year…partly to do with the fact that I can justify buying a new coat and boots! There’s just something about it that feels like a kinda fresh start. This playlist has some fresh new tunes and some old ones too with a soulful thread […]

Motherhood

Preparing for life after birth with a Mothermoon

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Preparing for life after birth with a Mothermoon

  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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Why you should consider birthing in the dark...

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 […]