Meet Manie, a Birmingham-based doula with a background in holistic health. Here she shares her eight essential tips for empowering mums to have a smooth labour and a positive birth experience.
Posts tagged: labour
It takes a brave woman to share her labour with millions on primetime TV but that’s exactly what Naomi did. In this intriguing post she tells her One Born Every Minute story…
Feeling a little apprehensive about baby’s arrival? Quite understandable. In our latest Ask A Midwife video, midwife Debi offers sisterly advice on exactly what happens to your body during labour… Read more »
Must-read advice from the founder of DaddyNatal on what NOT to say – or do – while your partner is birthing. NB some of these quotes are priceless!
My experience with the birth of my first son was a breeze, not requiring any pain relief and only needing ventouse assistance for the final push to get him out…. Read more »
There is nothing more unpredictable in this life than childbirth but with baby number two I finally got the waterbirth I’d longed for. Here’s my story.
One of the great milestones of late pregnancy is packing the hospital bags. Some do it early on and some wait until they are in labour (me first time round!)
Labour – it’s not really something you would class as fun or funny, but once time has passed you can look back on it with fresh eyes and see how… Read more »