Pregnancy

Having a Baby Won’t Fix Your Relationship | Michaela Thomas

Your Relationship and having children. We chat to Michaela Thomas, Clinical Psychologist, couples therapist and founder of  The Thomas Connection about the psychological realities of being a parent and a partner.   ‘Consider how your mind, heart and soul change in parenthood. Having a baby will literally change your brain’         Let’s start by looking …

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Dr. Emma Svanberg on Feeling Anxious (or not) during pregnancy & Covid-19

 ‘It’s not always an easy journey but there is something quite astonishing in the reserves that we can find in times of great challenge and great joy’   It was amazing to speak to Dr Emma Svanberg aka Mumologist on Instagram Live recently.  We talked anxiety, emotions and different responses we may be experiencing, through …

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Pregnancy Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Coronavirus 

Pregnancy during the midst of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic is naturally fuelling more anxiety and uncertainty than it normally does, as options and information changes and we all navigate a time of unknowns.  The present situation also sits on top of what we individually might carry into pregnancy such as loss, fertility journeys and different …

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Home birth story – first baby with Hypnobirthing Tools

Real Birth Story – Amalia’s First Home Birth & how she tuned into her choices and felt equipped with Tranquil Birth Hypnobirthing tools What made you choose a home birth?  I never really considered anywhere but home, I was partly inspired by my partner’s mother who had birthed all of her children at home. I …

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So What Does a Doula Do and How Do They Help You With Birth? Guest Blog by Lorrell Illeena

What is a doula? So, a Doula? The name means ‘servant’ in Greek but that’s the boring definition or perhaps you have heard its a   non medical helper or support person for birth. Well that’s pretty true but STILL way too bland and doesn’t show how amazing and brilliant we are at helping you through …

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I’m Taking a NCT Course, Should I do Hypnobirthing as Well?

As a Hypnobirthing teacher this is something I get asked a lot and of course I’m bias and am going to say yes but for good reason and here’s why. NCT is great and I have the greatest respect for the charity which in the 1970s changed the landscape of birth for many women, championing …

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Moving your labour from home to hospital? Heres some tips to stay in your birthing bubble

So you’ve planned a beautiful space to start your labour at home when birth starts, perhaps candles, low lights, aromatherapy or a warm bath alongside relaxing music or your hypnobirthing audios 😉 to help you relax.  That’s a perfect way to get the oxytocin flowing but what happens when it’s time to call the midwife …

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