An Amazing 7 hour First Time Labour

Emma and Hilda – First Time Labour in just over 7.5 hours!”Hope you are well. Sorry it’s taken me a few days to contact you about my birth story but here goes……..I went for my routine 40+6 midwife appointment at 10am on Tuesday 24th Jan,...

A quick, easy First Time Birth

How to use your Breath, your Body and Yoga for an Easy 5 hour First Time Labour Just wanted to let you know my little rainbow baby arrived Saturday morning 1.30 am weighing 6 pounds 10 at Samuel Johnson  – a little boy. From very first contraction to birth was...

Creating a Vision of your Ideal Birth

Most of the images we see about birth and not very encouraging, are they?  And if those images are the only frame of reference you have, you are probably going to be a little bit nervous about your birth.  To say the least! But there is an alternative. Creating a...

Music for Labour – What Tunes to Choose

I do get asked from time to time to recommend music that may be helpful and calming during labour. I’ve added a few of my most soothing tunes. Some of these have even helped to get my Newborn off to sleep without fail, every night! Thank You Nigel Shaw! 1....

How to Turn a Breech Baby

How to Turn a Breech Baby If you are planning a natural birth, one of the last things you want to hear is that your Baby is in the Breech Position. Most Hospital guidelines in most developed countries will summarily schedule you in for a C-Section near your due date....

How to Make Giving Birth Easier

Have you ever wondered why nearly every image you see of a women giving birth shows a dramatic scene of screaming, agony, fear and panic.  And almost every story you’ve heard about birth from your family, your friends, or even the person in front of you in the...