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Mums’ Tips To Healing After a C-Section

Birth, however it happens, is no small feat. C-sections, in particular, can knock your body hard—after all, it’s major surgery! Here, real-life mums who have been there, done that, and recovered, ...

How Birthdays Shape Your Baby’s Future

Birth order has been well documented to influence your child’s development—now research is showing that birth month could also have a profound effect on personality shaping. (more…)...

Can Hynobirthing Help Labour?

There’s plenty of pain management options for labour—but hypnobirthing is one of the most popular. How does it work? (more…)...

Rhesus Negative: Now What?

At your booking appointment with your midwife, your blood will be tested to determine your ‘rhesus status’. If the results are rhesus negative, there’ll be further steps your medical team will t...

Emergency C-Sections: What to Expect

An emergency c-section may put a serious spanner in your birth plan, but it’s a common procedure, nonetheless. Here’s what to expect if your labour heads in this direction. (more…)...

Early Labour: the Surprising Things You Can Do

The early stages of labour can last between 8 and 12 hours, with contractions generally low in intensity and spaced a good deal apart. In short, it’s nothing like the speedy drama of the movies—so...

What Is Daisy Birthing?

You probably know about the standard pain relief therapies for birth—even a couple alternative ones; but have you heard of Daisy Birthing? (more…)...