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Fear, Adrenaline And Their Role In Birth

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Fear, adrenaline and their role in birth

Adrenaline rush…what does that feel like to you?   Perhaps anxiety, or swirling thoughts?  Maybe it’s the physical sensations of the heart-pounding, palms sweating and quick shallow breathing.   However we experience it, it is the body’s reaction to FEAR. Adrenaline is designed to keep us SAFE. When something causes is to feel, uneasy, unsafe. […]

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Tips to keep birth moving when we leave our home

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Making the move Research shows that if we arrive at the place where we are going to give birth already in active labour, it reduces this risk for intervention This means that by the time we arrive, our care providers would like us to be over 4 cm dilated or having around 3 contractions in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why Hypnobirthing? A Story from the Heart

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Why Hypnobirthing

Why Hypnobirthing? A Story from the Heart   It’s all too common these days for women to be afraid of giving birth. Nervous, anxious, worried, uncertain.   When I ask women how they feel about giving birth, these are frequently the words that they use.   But it’s not how they want to feel. They want […]

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The Essential Guide to Hypnobirthing

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The Essential Guide to Hypnobirthing

You may have heard of the technique of hypnobirthing but don’t really know much about how it works OR how it enables you to manage the sensations of labour and perhaps even enjoy giving birth….google orgasmic birth, I double dare you. This essential guide to hypnobirthing aims to help expectant Mamas just like you with […]