What are the benefits of pregnancy yoga?

Pregnancy yoga is a wonderful hobby to participate in when you are expecting, even if you have never done yoga before! Many people take up pregnancy yoga as a way of improving their physical fitness, but there are plenty of other benefits of pregnancy yoga for you and your baby – here are just a few.

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How to make birth less painful

How do you make birth less painful – without an epidural?! Firstly I’m not against medicalised pain relief. But before going straight for the strong stuff, why not give some of these ideas a go first.

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An interview with Ellen Allen on placenta encapsulation in Kent

When I was pregnant the first time I’d heard of placenta encapsulation, but knew very little about it. Since teaching…

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Pelvic floor exercises for pregnancy and beyond

A lot of women are scared of the damage that pregnancy birth will cause to their bodies. They worry about…

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Birth affirmations for a caesarean birth

Birth affirmations are a great tool for hypnobirthing. They tend to be aimed towards natural births, so here are some free hypnobirthing affirmations for a caesarean birth.

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How can a private midwife help you in pregnancy, birth and beyond?

During pregnancy we are so lucky in this country to have free healthcare and support through our NHS system. Although,…

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What are the benefits of pregnancy relaxation?

Pregnancy relaxation classes are great for you and baby. Here are my top reasons why you should practice for a better pregnancy and birth.

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How can a birth doula help during childbirth?

A birth doula can be a wonderful aid for your birth experience. Ruth, a local birth doula from Medway answers my top questions about the trade.

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