Bonding issues are so common but so rarely discussed in our society, there is such a stigma attached to a new mother who isn’t head over heels in love with her newborn. Commonly these feelings appear after a traumatic birth experience and it is with this in mind that I am writing this post. TheContinue reading “How to Heal from a Traumatic Birth & Bond with Your Baby”
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Big Babies – Birthing a Macrosomic Infant – Part 2.
This is part 2 of a two part blog on ‘big babies’ please CLICK HERE for part 1. So What are Your Birth Options with a Big Baby? Having birthed four big babies myself and through my involvement in the birthing scene ever since, I have come to conclude that if you are carrying a suspectedContinue reading “Big Babies – Birthing a Macrosomic Infant – Part 2.”
Big Babies – The Curse of (mis) Diagnosing a Macrosomic Infant Part.1
Thousands of women are diagnosed with suspected big babies (or ‘macrosomia’ to use the medical terminology) every year, but this one simple label can have a profound effect on their birth. Obstetric consultants often take the results of growth scans as gospel, scheduling elective C-Sections or inductions as a result of them, but how accurateContinue reading “Big Babies – The Curse of (mis) Diagnosing a Macrosomic Infant Part.1”
How to Create a BirthFriendly Calm Birth Environment – Wherever You Are!
I am a huge homebirth advocate, all of my children were planned homebirths (only 2 of the 4 were actually born at home though – that’s a whole other blog post!), but the more I work in the birth field the more I am becoming convinced that it is not the actual *place* of birthContinue reading “How to Create a BirthFriendly Calm Birth Environment – Wherever You Are!”
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