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We consider all of our mamas super superheroes. You only need to think about it for a minute and you realise that there is no other word for it.
From the moment you conceive, your amazing body is growing a little human. From fingers to toes. Eyelashes. A circulatory system. A heart that is going to love you more than you can imagine. What an amazing job you and your body are doing. Continue reading “#WisdomWednesday”
It is normal around 36 weeks to have an appointment with your pregnancy clinic for a general check-up. It is at this appointment that your caregivers will check the ‘lie’ of your baby. So what happens if your little one is in a breech position (feet down)? How do you get your baby to turn on its own? Read on to find out. Continue reading “Breech Babies”
Week after week as you get closer to your due date, your poor body is trying to keep up with the sometimes rapid growth of your baby. This causes an increasing imbalance in your pelvis, spine, muscles, joints and nerve systems. Continue reading “Using the Webster Technique to turn a Breech Baby”
There are a couple of techniques that can potentially turn a breech baby. Below we discuss external cephalic version. For an alternative technique, see our Blog on using the Webster Technique
. Two very different techniques. Continue reading “Using External Cephalic Version to turn Breech Babies”
There have been a lot of amazing photos doing the rounds on the internet recently showing en-caul births. If you’re not sure what it is or how it actually works, then read on! Continue reading “What is a Caul Birth?”
The third stage of labour is the period after the birth of your baby and until you birth your placenta. In technical terms, it will also continue until all bleeding (if any) is controlled.
A lot of women don’t consider this stage of labour to be important. You will be surprised by the number of women who have not consider their options, for the third stage of labour, before their birth.
Continue reading “Informed choice: the third stage of labour”
Do you need some hints and tricks on how to get labour moving along? Perhaps things were progressing quite smoothly in pre labour but have now stopped? And you are desperate to get into active labour? Here are our 5 top tips to get you into active labour…
Continue reading “5 Top Tips to get into Active Labour”