It is unlikely you have ever heard the term “foetal station” or “your baby’s presentation” before your first child (unless you’re an OB, midwife or childbirth educator). But it is a term you will definitely be familiar with by the end of your first birth. Although, it is not unheard of for women to come through birth and still not know what it truly means. So here’s the quick low down!
Continue reading “Demystifying Childbirth Stations of Presentation”
Even parents who have taken good quality childbirth education classes can be surprised at their baby’s habits in the first few weeks after birth and how difficult to can be to establish breastfeeding.
From sore, cracked bleeding nipples to a gorgeous baby that just won’t attach, your baby’s sleeping and feeding habits are likely to be so different from your own. And they are nothing like what the media depicts!
Having an ingrained message of what is ‘normal’ in your mind may only lead you to disaster.
Read on for some excellent tips.
Continue reading “Be prepared, breastfeeding can be difficult”
No, and the suck-ratio is not how well (or badly) your favourite sports team is doing this season! Read on to find out what it is… Continue reading “What is the ideal suck-ratio?”
You are finally pregnant. Yay! You’ve waited a long time for this moment and you tried really really hard to fall pregnant. Boy, did you work hard to get pregnant! 😉
So, finally the time has come to make your pregnancy announcement – but how? This is your one shot to make the announcement. Continue reading “Creative pregnancy announcements”
If you’re having an uncomplicated low-risk pregnancy, a natural unmedicated vaginal birth is completely achievable. You know you want one – but do you know to make it happen? Continue reading “5 tips to help you have a natural birth”
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If you are reading this, you might be wondering what we at Natural Birth and Motherhood do and what makes us stand out from the rest. If that is indeed the case, then read on to find out everything you need to know about Natural Birth and Motherhood. Continue reading “Natural Birth and Motherhood: What we do and how we do it”