Slipping into a birth pool filled with warm water in between contractions that are getting longer, stronger and closer together is usually followed by a deep sigh of relief. “Aaahhh…that feels good!” Warm water immersion is well known to be helpful in alleviating pain and stress during labour and birth. But you know what has […]
It’s time to push! And give birth!
Pushing your baby out is pretty intense! Did you know it will likely feel like your baby is going to come out of your butt? Spoiler alert: IT WON’T! We chatted about what to expect when you are pushing and when your baby is born. Check it out: The content below is copied from our […]
Active labour. What’s happening, what it looks like and how you can cope
People are often worried about active labour. It is a big deal! We sat down to chat about active labour. Lots of people sent in their thoughts on what they wish they had known about active labour before they gave birth. An awful lot of the feedback was about labour support. Check it out: I’ve […]
Early labour! What’s happening, what to expect, and how to cope.
Early labour can be a difficult time. So many questions and so many sensations! The midwives talk about what you can expect before labour and in early labour. In summary… Before labour you might experience: loss of your mucous plug – or not. Read more about this here. nesting, when you want to get everything […]