Posts tagged: natural birthing

Simone's empowered birth

Simone's empowered birth
The TENS machine was amazing, definitely took the edge off. I alternated positions a lot, and changed it up between meditation music and the high energy playlist when I needed to get moving. Jan did light touch massage for relaxation and firmer pressure on my hips when I needed it. I really focussed on keeping loose, light and happy. I felt really good and in control most of the time.

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Kayla's Birth Story

Kayla's Birth Story

That last hour was incredibly intense, and the few moments I had the TENS off to jump in the shower was horrible. I couldn’t be without it, and it became my safe haven. I don’t know what I would have done without it! I honestly had doubts on how much it would actually work for me – but I was and still am super surprised with it!

 

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The best kept secret in natural birthing and why you need it - Using TENS for birth

The best kept secret in natural birthing and why you need it - Using TENS for birth

My son arrived at 4am after almost 48 hours of painful contractions, and totally exhausted, it had taken me almost 2 hours of pushing to deliver him laid on the bed. Thank god I went overboard with the birth partners because I needed my sister and mum to hold my...

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Stand and Deliver - A midwife speaks out about birthing positions

Stand and Deliver - A midwife speaks out about birthing positions

Hollywood movies, old paintings (and selfies on Instagram) have taught us that women give birth with perfect hair and makeup in a hospital bed. 78% of Australian women do adopt a lying down position for birthing, but this is far from ideal, or even natural, according to Hannah Dahlen, the...

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