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Birth Story: Kate

Birth Story: Kate
Overall I feel pretty happy now when I think about my birth story but there are still elements that make me a bit sad and conflicted. I am the type...

Everything I didnt know how to say when you told me you were pregnant

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When you told me you were pregnant I said ‘Congratulations’, because I didn’t know how to say everything I wanted to say.

Stand and Deliver - A midwife speaks out about birthing positions

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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%...

Then my midwife did the coldest thing that anyone has ever done to me...

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Let’s be honest, birth is far from blissful. But let me explain.

My midwife was a total badass, cool as a cucumber under pressure -  a great match for my bossy personality. I knew that if I pushed her she would push back just as hard.

But then she broke my waters.

The new mum must-haves that no ones tells you about

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Trying to figure out what to pack in your hospital bag? Getting last minute items for the nursery before the arrival of your newborn? Or trying to ...

Pain relief for your labour without drugs - What is TENS?

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What is a TENS machine? TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and provides drug-free pain relief. This can be used for all so...

Don't hire a doppler; it could save your baby's life!

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I was recently speaking to a nurse who works in an acute care ward of a women’s hospital, who regularly works with antenatal and postnatal women for whom things haven’t gone to plan. She was complaining about the risks mums-to-be are taking using dopplers and heart beat monitor apps at home.