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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.

Stop Telling Mums That 'They Grow Up Too Soon'

Stop Telling Mums That 'They Grow Up Too Soon'

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.

Birthing in Water

Birthing in Water

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.