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
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.
We have the pleasure in sharing a Hypnobirthing story from the wonderful Gemma Breger, one half of the fabulous duo that are This Is Mothership. I am pleased to say that Gemma is not only a fashion and celebrity stylist,
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
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
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.