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Positive birth story - Alex

As you may know, I produce a podcast which is a mix of birth worker expert opinion and positive birth stories. I recently recorded a new...

Birth and the microbiome

Choices. We all have to make choices in pregnancy and birth, and making sure those choices are informed ones is important. I’ve been...

How painful is childbirth?

On one of my courses recently I was asked “how painful is birth really?”. As someone who’s given birth three times, I’d say I can speak...

It was a good compromise...

Fasten your seatbelts because this is going to be a bit ranty... but WHY OH WHY are birthing people having to do this?! How many times...

Vaginal exams - risk free or not?

Let’s talk vaginal exams! It’s a topic that comes up in every course I teach, last nights being no exception! I find it hugely...

Bomi’s positive birth story

I used to genuinely worry about whether I could cope with the ‘pain’ of childbirth. It was one of the reasons I took my time before...

But what DOES the research say?

It’s something a doctor said to me when I was pregnant with my second child... “I strongly recommend we induce you”. I’d been induced...

Positive birth stories - the podcast

Season 3 of the Better Birth podcast is in full swing, and this season is a bit different! All the episodes in season 3 are positive...

Positive birth story - Nell

Emma and Matt did the complete hypnobirthing course with me in 2020 to prepare for the birth of their daughter. As first time parents...

Positive birth story - Ezra

Third time mum Sarah booked a course with me after having a stressful previous birth and seeing the effects this had on her labour....

Life in Orpington featured article

This month I was fortunate enough to have an article published in the Life in Orpington magazine! To read my top tips for a positive...

Useful info for Lewisham hospital

If you’re planning to give birth at Lewisham hospital, this is the place for you! I’ve collated as much info about the hospital and...

Positive birth story - Mateo

Cristina completed the 3 hour hypnobirthing workshop with me over Zoom very early on in her pregnancy, giving her plenty of time to...

Essential oils for pregnancy and birth

Last night I held a really informative and interesting Q&A session with the lovely Valerie Sm yth about essential oils. Essential oils...