5 ways to reduce your risk of tearing

September 16, 2021

Is tearing during birth one of your biggest fears?

For so many people, tearing in birth is a real worry. But guess what - there's so much that you can do to reduce your risk of tearing! Here are 5 tips to get you started...

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What do you need to know about gas & air?

August 15, 2021

Entenox (or gas & air) is a really popular form of pain relief. What do you need to know about it when considering your options for pain relief in labour?

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Been told you may need to be induced because your baby is predicted to be big?

August 15, 2021

Giving birth to a small baby sounds impossible at times - let alone a big one!

And then you get told that you should be having an induced labour. To prevent your baby from getting too big to birth. But let's look at what the NICE Guidelines say...

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Breastfeeding now advised for the first 2 years of baby's life

August 15, 2021

Health visitors are now advising that babies are breastfed until 2 years old (in accordance with WHO guidance). I have a really mixed response to this...

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