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Homebirth – The Way Forward?

Did you know that having a homebirth is said to be statistically as safe, if not safer, than hospital births for low risk cases? It Is also less likely to result in the usage of pharmaceutical medication, intervention and Caesarean … Continue reading

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Preparing for Birth – 8 Tips for an Easier Labour.

With my first baby I was determined to do everything right and have the ‘perfect’ birth. I went to NCT classes, read the monthly pregnancy magazines and watched every birth programme I could on TV.  I wrote a three page … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Importance of Looking After Yourself

I’ve just done something I haven’t done for a very long time….I’ve just booked something that is just for me, nothing to do with the kids, my husband, my house, my pets or my work….something just for me, something selfish … Continue reading

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