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The First Signs of Labour

It’s the topic foremost in your mind as your due date approaches—how will you know when baby is ready for the big reveal? Here are the top signs you should grab that hospital bag. (more&hellip...

Do Waters Break More Commonly At Night?

Most of what movies tell you is incorrect—at least when it comes to pregnancy and labour. Going into labour is very rarely as dramatically swift as celluloid, and waters almost never break in the mi...

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…)...

Braxton Hicks Contractions—What Are They?

If you suddenly start to feel a strange tightening around your belly, you might not need to grab your hospital bag just yet—the sensation could be a Braxton Hicks contraction (not labour!), and it...

Inducing Labour: Here are the Facts

Birth doesn’t always go to plan—but if you’re equipped with all the info before your due date arrives, it can help to ease anxiety over the unknown. Each year, one in five labours will be induce...

Post-Labour Recovery Super Smoothie!

Most who have been through childbirth will attest to the fact that it's nothing like a marathon. More like a relay of marathons; the likes of which you probably had no idea you had to prepare so int...