Breathing techniques for labor – exercise tips
The right breathing technique during each phase of labor can have a relaxing effect and may reduce pain perception and the use of medicinal pain relief.
5 empowering tips on preparing for birth
‘Put your own needs first, stand your ground, and do what feels right for YOU.’ Here’s a short but empowering checklist for you as your due date gets closer.
Does hypnobirthing really work?
Nicola put all of her faith in hypnobirthing to make birthing her first baby a good experience so why did she feel so let down?
What is hypnobirthing?
The increasingly popular birthing technique hypnobirthing uses positive thoughts and deep relaxation to empower you to take control of your labor and make it less painful.
Preparing for birth with hypnobirthing
Preparing for birth a second time, Klara wanted the skills to take control of her labor. Together with her partner, she took a course in hypnobirthing.
Hypnobirthing: How I tried a new birthing technique
From skeptical to sold on hypnobirthing, Cat learned new tools to overcome her first traumatic labor and make the birth of her second child awesome.
A birth story from 1919, jotted down by a proud new father
What was it like to become a dad almost 100 years ago? Read this fantastic birth story from the early 1900s.
Birth story: How I gave birth in the car
We’d just merged onto the highway when I screamed at my partner that the head was coming. How the f#&k was I supposed to get my pants off?