How to decide if induction is for you. (pt 1)

Induction. What does it bring up for you? Have you been offered it? Are you wondering whether to go ahead or not? Do you know what it involves and if there are any risks involved? This is part one of a series on induction this week we will look at the differences between spontaneous labour … Continue reading How to decide if induction is for you. (pt 1)

Some thoughts on the Bodyform advert

I watched the new Bodyform advert yesterday, I’d seen a couple of people rave about it so was interested (even though I have a dislike of bodyform – and the advert song from yonks ago has just started in my head) It was lauded as them debunking taboos around periods and miscarriage. I have to … Continue reading Some thoughts on the Bodyform advert

Why I got lost in natural movement

I’ve recently changed the direction of my services. It hasn’t really been a massive change, more going back to what I had originally intended to do which was to make a birth programme I discovered natural movement in 2008, just after my first baby was born and I clicked with it immediately. I had found … Continue reading Why I got lost in natural movement

Birth plans: Your roadmap to a positive birth

Birth plans, I feel are important. But more as a road map to get you from pregnancy to holding your baby in your arms. Making sure you are prepared for any eventuality so you come away from birth with feelings of positivity.Birth plans can get a bad rap - too many times they are seen … Continue reading Birth plans: Your roadmap to a positive birth

How to prepare your pelvic floor for birth

If you’ve read that you need to be doing kegels to strengthen your pelvic floor ready for birth you may be surprised to hear that kegels (squeeze and release exercise) are not a main feature of my pregnancy movement classes. Your pelvic floor needs to be able to yield so it can carry the added … Continue reading How to prepare your pelvic floor for birth