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Birth Preparation

Pain relief for labour – TENs Machine

What the hell is a TENs machine and how does it work? A TENs machine is a form of pain relief that you can use during labour. The idea is that the pain relief is provided by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation to relieve pain, by helping your...

Birth of Micah by Jade

Ultimately I didn’t get my perfect home birth but I was listened to. I didn’t have any unnecessary interventions and I felt in control. I had prepared as much as I could and gave it my all. I had prepared birth plans for all scenarios:...

Birth of Gabriella by Beccie

With no pain relief I pushed my baby out in 6 minutes. I was amazed that with my first born, I had an epidural and with my second, I had no pain relief what so ever! I honestly couldn’t of done it without the help and...

Birth of Immy by Ally

As a massive control freak, birth was an exciting but anxious time for me as there are so many things you can't control! I decided to research and prepare as much as possible by doing hypnobirthing and looking into evidence based birth information....

Birth of Alyssa by Lataanya

I had a wobble in the middle of my labour where I doubted my abilities and also discovered that my contractions never regulated like everyone else's but I had a positive birth despite it being different to what I envisaged....

Birth of Dylan by Catherine

This isn’t the story I expected to be writing when I was preparing for the arrival of my son – it’s definitely not a Plan A story, but I still take so many positives from the experience so I hope it will show that even...

Are you trying to be positive?

Do you say this? Do you think this? In the words of our wise friend Yoda "Do or do not, there is no try". What about if you were just positive? Trying requires constant effort, why not stop trying and just be positive?...