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The Last Few Days of Pregnancy…

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The Last Few Days of Pregnancy…

Due dates – a pain the backside, but here to stay! Assuming all has been well with you, your pregnancy and your baby, you’re not actually ‘overdue’ until 42+1 – and even that’s debatable…

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Home birth

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Home birth

Did your midwife suggest a home birth to you? I generally find this does not get asked or talked about, particularly for a first time mother.

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The Powerful Role of Your Mind During Birth

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The Powerful Role of Your Mind During Birth

Giving birth is a huge physical feat, but your mind also has a huge role to play. The power of the mind is a vast subject, but in this blog post we touch upon the power of the mind for labour and birth.

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My Labour Has Started! What Do I Do & When?

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My Labour Has Started! What Do I Do & When?

You’ve done the course and focused on the all important practice. Your baby is on his way now, so how should you use your hypnobirthing techniques? What do you do when?

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The Importance of Breathing Techniques for Labour & Birth

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The Importance of Breathing Techniques for Labour & Birth

It may sound obvious, but using useful and specific breathing techinques during labour & birth is the most important thing. If you were to get one thing ‘down pat’ for the day, breathing is that one thing.

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Decision Making During Labour

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Decision Making During Labour

Labour and birth don’t always go as expected and it’s very useful to try not to be married to any one way of doing things. That said, writing a birth preferences/birth plan is also important as it gets you thinking about what you may like in any given situation.

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Birth Preferences Template

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Birth Preferences Template

You don’t have to write a birth plan, but many people choose to. You can follow a template such as the NHS one which is available online, or create your own. Your midwife may give you one or a template may be in your handheld notes.

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8 Ways to Get Shot of Birth Fears Quickly

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8 Ways to Get Shot of Birth Fears Quickly

I can remember my ‘due date’ getting closer and anxious thoughts creeping in. It was good to have things I could do to stop these in their tracks. Below are some ideas to help to nip those thoughts in the bud before they start to feel overwhelming…

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10 Simple Steps to Nailing your Hypnobirthing Practice

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10 Simple Steps to Nailing your Hypnobirthing Practice

Schedule it in. Literally set aside time. For example; on a Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday…

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Guest blog post: Mum & Baby Movement Group

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Guest blog post: Mum & Baby Movement Group

Touch and movement are some of the earliest methods of communication between parent and child. The relationship starts from those first wiggles, shifts, and kicks felt from inside the womb that can elicit strong emotional responses.

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