During a rare quiet moment the other day I stumbled upon this article in the Toronto Star: ‘Over-testing can have a serious downside’. Written by Dr Sacha Bhatia, it’s a quick sum up of a phenomenon we are more than familiar with in the maternity care industry: that more tests and procedures do not equate to better outcomes. 716 more words
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Our baby girl arrived at 00:40 on the 19th September 2014, 6 days ahead of schedule.
The evening before I went into labour my Mum had been visiting, and spent easily 3 hours straight massaging my poor swollen, preggo feet – she had taken the time to research… 1,400 more words
The importance of choice.
A major part of the success of hypnobirthing is the creation of confidence and therefore the removal of fear. A large component of this is removing yourself from tales of negativity and instead making sure you are surrounded with positive birth stories and people who actively support your wishes. 1,569 more words