How to decide whether to have an elective c-section

I’ve had two c-sections. My first was a semi-emergency and my second was a semi-emergency/elective c-section. In case you’re wondering how it came to being both, my birth story will tell you why? View Post

Are you prepared for the fourth trimester?

You’ve done your NCT or your hypnobirthing course. Read all the books. Been attending pregnancy yoga or pilates religiously for weeks. Been oiling that bump since you found out you were pregnant. Had your birth… View Post

One thing to think about adding to your pre-birth shopping list

Hands up if you’ve heard of stem cell collection or stem cell storage? Do you know what it is, how it’s done and why it’s done? I can imagine that if you are reading this… View Post

The truths about having a c-section

It’s c-section awareness month and I have been thinking back to my c-section just under 21 months ago. Going overdue, being induced and then failing to progress were in my opinion the classic cases that… View Post

The Partner’s View – Babies and Beauty

This week we are back with my guest series – The Partner’s View. I set up this guest series as I felt that often during child birth the partner’s feelings and thoughts are overlooked, and… View Post