Are you expecting your first baby? Then you may be surprised by the intensity of what a labouring woman is experiencing. It can be so great, that her support person or team can easily get flustered too and end up being the one(s) in need of support. It can be hard to support someone by simply being with them, without doing all the things to make it go away.Read More
When it comes to pregnancy, birth and postpartum, there is no official guidance system. No voice will pop up in the labour ward to tell you what’s happening next or where to go from here. It’s all new and there is no map that fits you and your families needs and wishes.
Hang on, maybe there is!Read More
If you asked me what my single biggest fear about childbirth was, it was tearing! I was terrified. So, being the person that I am, I combated that fear by doing all the research to prepare my body the best I could so I would minimise the chances of an injured perineum.Read More