Click here to tweet this! If there is one phrase I hate hearing it is this: “And then the birth plan went out the window”. I have to say it is not usually uttered by MY clients because my clients don't write birth plans - they write birth PREFERENCES . The idea that you can plan birth is … [Read more...] about HOW TO USE MY FREE DOWNLOADABLE BIRTH PLAN
These are some ideas on how to cope with your CAESAREAN BIRTH that I have borrowed from other NCT teachers and from women who have shared with me ideas which helped them. Take pain relief when you need it. Some mothers prefer to cope with smaller amounts during the day but take bigger doses at … [Read more...] about Caesarean Birth Recovery Tips
I've been doing some fiction writing. But I'm not sure this is entirely fiction.... A highly respected obstetrician came home to his wife one day with some worrying news. "Darling," he said, "I've just seen the specialist about those pains I've been having. I'm afraid I'm going to have to … [Read more...] about The Obstetrician and his Wife
Is the National Institute for Clinical Excellence being very naive about Caesarean birth? According to reports today NICE believes that its new guidelines allowing women to have free C/S for no medical reason - on demand, if you like - will result in fewer caesareans. What??? Which planet is NICE … [Read more...] about Caesareans for all? Why?