But I'm Scared...

But I'm Scared...

I remember hearing this from a client a long time ago and it popped back into my head again today when another teacher asked for some advice on Tokophobia - the dread & fear of pregnancy and childbirth that some women may experience.

This Is Continuity

This Is Continuity

Empirical evidence shows that women want and benefit from continuity of carer. The Cochrane review (2016) found that women who received midwife-led continuity of care were less likely to experience preterm births or lose their baby in pregnancy or in the first month following birth.

Can You Pass The Low Risk Test? How Good Are You At Hoop Jumping?

Can You Pass The Low Risk Test? How Good Are You At Hoop Jumping?

Something strange is going on. I've been struggling for a while to put my finger on it though.

Here are my thoughts...

This Is Your Birth - Reasons To Create A Birth Plan

This Is Your Birth - Reasons To Create A Birth Plan

A birth plan (or proposal if you prefer) stops you from going in blind, or at the whim of others. It doesn't need to be set in stone but can act as a learning experience, a guide or a steel beam to your beliefs and hopes around the birth you wish to have.