Here is what my client Ruth says about her birth. Congratulations to Ruth and her partner on the arrival of their beautiful, calm hypnobirthing baby daughter! If you would like to know what "waves of relaxation" are - just book onto my next Wise Hippo course! Our little girl A. arrived on … [Read more...] about “Thank God for the “waves of relaxation”
Medical professionals do tend to scare pregnant women, usually without intending to. Perhaps one of the most common ways is to suggest, even very subtly, that this thing which the woman has to push out of her vagina is “too big”. Eek, a big baby! It only takes a radiographer to raise an eyebrow, or … [Read more...] about Does size matter?
Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge! The Duchess is expecting a second baby, and she is being treated yet again for hyperemesis gravidarum, the absolutely terrifying type of "morning sickness" (stupid phrase) that she now knows she is prone to. At least this time there won't be any … [Read more...] about Five reasons the Palace should let Kate birth #royalbaby2 AT HOME (if she wants to!)
For the past few weeks I have been tweeting a short daily quotation from one of Ina May Gaskin's books. Today's was "Remember you have a real, live baby in there. Sometimes it's such an intense trip having a baby that you forget what it's for" It's from Spiritual Midwifery, and it's one of a series … [Read more...] about #inamayquote