From one mama to another…
…take half an hour, make yourself some tea, and enjoy reading these wise words from mums (and dads, and professionals) on all things preganancy and baby related!
Some second time mums ask me this. Their first labour was ‘long’ and possibly more painful than seemed fair. So here’s my explanation as to HOW hypnobirthing can help mean a shorter labour than a birth you go into not having prepared in the same way.
Siân Morriss of Holistic Acupuncture (based in Reading and Horsham) shares the many, many pregnancy-related conditions that can be treated with acupuncture. I had some sessions with Siân when I was suffering with PGP, and like she mentions, I found these so much more relaxing than I anticipated calm sleepiness was a nice by-product!
THE single best thing I did when pregnant (other than learn hypnobirthing!) was book myself onto the most relaxing and empowering weekend retreat with these gorgeous ladies. Yummy food, peaceful surrounds, nature walks, and being looked after on a level that every pregnant mama deserves.
It’s completely normal to have a lot of questions about hypnobirthing. I love to chat to hypno-interested women and couples, but here you’ll find my answers to some of the most common questions.
Blissful Bambino founders share some essential practical tips for bath-time with two small children.
Are you a seasoned gym bunny? Wondering how you need to adapt your workout regime now that your body is also growing a baby? Emma Simarro, a qualified Personal Trainer and Mum of two, provides her top tips.
In the third of our guest posts from Dr Beccy Norman of Reflex Spinal Health in Caversham, Reading, we look at some of the keys benefits of breastfeeding.
In her second post, Dr Beccy Norman of Reflex Spinal Health in Caversham introduces us to her fab baby massage classes, which have been running since Spring 2018.
Eliza (@retreat_yourself) has kindly written this lovely and helpful post especially for Happy Births with advice on how mamas and mamas-to-be can be afraid to ask for help – so don’t wait for them to ask – follow any of these suggestions to help your friend/sister/colleague get some rest and relaxation….