Birth Preparation Tips & Tools

Interventions – are they Helpful or Hindering?

When it comes to birthing, I believe it’s every woman’s hope to have the best possible birthing experience.  That’s why you’ve found yourself here, to learn as much as possible in the hope of practically applying it when the time comes.  One woman’s perception and expectation of the best possible experience differs to another. What …

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Creating a calm & comfortable birthing environment

It’s time to move into the birthing suite!  How exciting!  The goal of course is to stay as calm, composed and confident as possible but, let’s face it, most birthing suites aren’t exactly the most lavish of places!  Particularly if it’s your first time or if you’ve had previous less-than-desirable experiences, the sheer sight of …

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Natural and Calm Pregnancy

Birth Disappointment: When all doesn’t go to plan…

The Birthing Journey is all about sharing information and positive, incredible birth stories in the hope that others may experience the same joy and empowerment as I did.  I have always found that, whenever I have had the privilege of speaking with an expectant mum one-on-one about how they’re feeling, and shared my experiences, they …

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How to say ‘No’ to horror birth stories

  No doubt by now you’ve heard them.  Well-meaning friends, even strangers, who can’t help but share with you their traumatic birth story in all the R rated gory detail.  As you listen, your heart rate increases, it becomes harder to swallow, your body responds in panic to what you are hearing and your mind, …

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