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Journey To Merci

On Sunday March 26 2017 at 3:36am

weighing 9lbs 1oz

Merci Keonii Love Radiant Sunrae Andrews

was born

Here is My Story…

After an amazing season of coaching Youth Football and being his Team Mom, my Parents took a risk at Love. 468 more words


Persuading the Hubby: Waterbirth in the kitchen by Lara Robinson

If you were lucky enough to delve between lines of this blog last week, you may remember the challenge I set myself persuading a sceptical Mr Hubby of the values of re-usable nappies.  1,202 more words


A-Z of self-help for labour and birth


Aromatherapy, Acupuncture, Acupressure and Ask for information: the more you know, the more relaxed you’ll feel, Fresh air


Breathe rhythmically, and relax as you breathe out, have a bath, birth ball, read a book, bake something… 432 more words


Beautiful Secrets of Birth

Today I sat in an office talking to the receptionist while my son was in an appointment. For some reason I told her I was a midwife and  I started talking about the beauty I find in midwifery and specifically waterbirth. 258 more words


Choosing where to give birth

Within the UK parents-to-be can choose between three different environments to give birth in:

  • Labour ward (Obstetric Unit or Delivery Suite)
  • Birth Centre (Birth Unit or Midwife-led Unit)
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Self-help skills for Labour & Birth #12

Water (Hydrotherapy)
Water is a drug-free form of pain relief in labour. It works best when you can get your bump covered. Also, make sure the water is warm but not hot. 39 more words


Balancing Birth 102: My birth stories

Recently, I wrote this as a testament to my family’s positive home-birth experiences. If you have any specific questions about your options when it comes to home-birthing locally, please reach out to our midwife  1,714 more words