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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 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?...

What does that mean?

It's such a simple question but it can make a huge difference to how you're feeling. Have you left a Midwife appointment feeling worried or confused? Frustrated that you're going to have to wait until the next appointment to ask questions? Why don't you take...