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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Hypnobirthing

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 […]

Motherhood

10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

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10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga   Are you still tearing around like a blue arsed fly even though you are a good few months pregnant? I know I was. Working like a dog, trying to cram in brunches and lunches and seeing friends…cos life stops when you have a baby right?*  Is your body […]

mindfulness

5 ways to have a Mindful Pregnancy

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5 ways to have a mindful pregnancy

  There has been a huge buzz around all things mindful for a few years now and that term isn’t going anywhere soon!   There are lots of ways you could explain mindfulness. In a nutshell, It is having an awareness of your thoughts and feelings in your body focusing on the present versus dwelling […]