Early days and Infant Feeding

Looking after a baby is a hard 24hour around the clock affair.  It’s unpredictable.  So it’s important to rest and to try not to plan to go out in the first few weeks.  Disturbed nights take their toll and you will both be worn out for a while.  It is good to arrange for extraContinue reading “Early days and Infant Feeding”

Avocating

There is so much more to a hypnobirthing course than just breathing and science! One of the most important aspects of antenatal education is learning about informed choice and how to advocate for yourselves.  This is something to think about long before labour starts and understanding what is a ‘good’ source of information is alsoContinue reading “Avocating”

How to help on the day

Things dads/partners can do at the birth The role of the birthing partner at a birth is that of support and encouragement.  This can range from being a quiet presence in the background to actively cheerleading and supporting as necessary Birth partners are generally put in charge of the environmental things,  So setting up theContinue reading “How to help on the day”

Partners and birth

The role of the birthing partner at a birth is that of support and encouragement.  This can range from being a quiet presence in the background to actively cheerleading and supporting as necessary Birth partners are generally put in charge of the environmental things,  So setting up the birthing pool.  Sorting out the lighting, connectingContinue reading “Partners and birth”

Men, Love & Birth

Men, Love & Birth by Mark Harris, 2015 I was given a preview copy of this quite a few years ago for review, but I’m not sure that I ever got around to actually reviewing it! This book has been written by Midwife Mark Harris and is aimed at Men who are supporting their PartnersContinue reading “Men, Love & Birth”

Some Useful Websites

This post contains a wealth of information from all over the web.  It has links to various useful sources of information that you will find useful in pregnancy and beyond. I am not affiliated with any of these websites and share them purely for information purposes only.    Here is a list of useful apps andContinue reading “Some Useful Websites”