Estimated Due Dates

Estimated Due Dates

My firstborn’s birthday is statistically rare. He is one of only 4% of babies who are born on their ‘Estimated Due Date’. What is an ‘Estimated Due Date’? An ‘Estimated Due Date’ (EDD) is basically a prediction of when your body might go into...
What is a Gentle Caesarean?

What is a Gentle Caesarean?

Birth can be positive and empowering however and wherever it happens, yet some women can feel disappointed and that they’ve failed if they have a caesarean. This can lead to post-natal depression, difficulty with bonding and struggles with breastfeeding. There are...
My Breastfeeding Journey

My Breastfeeding Journey

As it’s ‘World Breastfeeding Week’, it feels like an appropriate time to write about my experiences of breastfeeding and how neither were initially as easy as I had pictured they would be.  I breastfed both of my children until they turned one. Initially I exclusively...
Busting the Hypnobirthing Myths

Busting the Hypnobirthing Myths

Through the media, the term ‘hypnobirthing’ is becoming much more widespread. With celebrities and even the royals discussing their experience of hypnobirthing, people are beginning to wonder what all this hype is about. While it is obvious that it has something to do...