Inspirational books

Inspirational books

Inspirational and indispensible books on pregnancy, birth and parenting The right book can be a real source of support and help you feel confident in your choices, but reading the wrong ones can make you feel frustrated and a bit of a failure. As every parent and baby...

Kangaroo care reduces newborn deaths by more than 50 percent

New Research Shows “Kangaroo Mother Care” Reduces Newborn Deaths More than 50 Percent, Proven to be More Effective than Incubators for Stable Preterm Babies. A new meta-analysis led by Dr. Joy Lawn of Save the Children, and published in International Journal of...

My hypnobirth

Born at home, 10:38am, weighing 3.74kg. After a long, tiring hospital labour, first in Watford’s ABC and culminating in an unnecessary panicky trip to delivery suite, with our first child we decided on a home hypnobirth. It started at three in the morning (again!)....

Hypnobirthing

In search of an easier birth we are trying hypnobirthing this time round. The theory being that if the body is relaxed and there is no expectation of pain childbirth becomes a far easier more comfortable, and even enjoyable experience....