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Natural Induction

Natural Induction

Natural induction Almost 30% (source NHS Digital) of all births are medically induced and when medically necessary can be life saving. 70% of these inductions are due to baby being overdue. Evidence shows medical induction can increase the need for


How to be the Best Birth Partner

How to be the Best Birth Partner

Being asked to support someone at their birth is a great honour, sharing that unique and intimate moment together.  Often, this role automatically goes to the other parent, but this privilege can also be extended to close friends or relatives.



You Can’t Fail at Hypnobirthing

You Can’t Fail at Hypnobirthing

When you meet someone for the first time, there are usually some standard questions and topics people chat about and “What job do you do?”, seems to be one of those questions. There are some jobs that automatically evoke a


Hypnobirthing – It’s Not Just Breathing Exercises!

Hypnobirthing – It’s Not Just Breathing Exercises!

Taken from a feature written for Babies on Board magazine. You’ve probably heard a little about Hypnobirthing. Once, solely the fodder for “hippy-types” it has now become much more mainstream and celebs like Fearne Cotton & Gisele Bundchen have raved about


Leanne & Ben

Leanne & Ben

When I fell pregnant with my first baby, we were overjoyed and despite a little morning sickness, I had a fairly trouble free pregnancy. However, people kept asking how I felt about the labour which seemed to be fast approaching! I was under the impression that the labour would hurt, but that I would get through it. After all, thats what everyone told me, so it must be true.

Then I got chatting to a very good friend, who offered to lend me some books and Hypnobirthing CD’s. To say that I was sceptical about the CD’s is an understatement, but I decided that I had nothing to lose by listening to them and so in fits of giggles, we played them before going to bed.