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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 James by Liz & Trevor

The birth was just what we wanted even though we had difficult decisions to make and that James was 4 weeks early. Without using our hypnobirthing techniques, I’m sure our birth could have been an entirely different experience....

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....

Labour and birth hormones – Adrenaline

Adrenaline is quite often considered to be unhelpful, not only when it comes to birth, but life in general – it normally makes us think about that fight/flight/freeze response when we’re scared, stressed or panicked. Adrenaline is unhelpful during the first stage of labour, however...