Where to give birth - Home, Midwife-led Unit, Obstetric Unit or Barn.
Here is the deal. You can give birth wherever you like…
Parenting is exhausting. And wonderful.
Worrying and uplifting.
The worst of you and equally the very best.
There is no one way to give birth. As you are individual so your labour will be individual.
Nobody talks about piles. Or would you rather call them haemorrhoids? I'm not really fussed either way. However, for many women they can become a real problem during pregnancy and post-birth.
The light from the street-lamps outside was lighting up her face and hair....and it hit me. It hit me so hard my breath caught. It is coming to an end. There is a point where this will stop.
I was talking about this with my oldest daughter the other day. The concept of just not engaging with people who only mean to rile you.
If you watch a labouring woman getting into a birth pool you can clearly see why water births are so popular. The whole body, from the head down, softens....relaxes...releases. There is a long sigh.
How did it happen? When did it happen?
The birth partner was resigned to being just a hand.
A hand that would be held hard. Very hard.
Oh the Baby Blues. Nature’s present to new mothers.
I do not know a single mother who has not found herself at some point between days 3 & 10 post birth, sitting on her kitchen floor crying over spilt breast milk.
The doorway to success in hypnobirthing is the unconscious mind. Your unconscious mind not only holds information that is outside your consciousness, but it also manages sensations and bodily functions.
We can access the unconscious mind through hypnosis and this is the bedrock of hypnobirthing.