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, 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
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
Painful periods? Fertility issues? Baby refuses to go into an optimal position? The alignment of your pelvis has a direct influence on your uterus. You have ligaments that attach from your womb to the front, back and sides of your pelvis. As well as your pelvic floor and down into your labia. Your pelvis has … Continue reading The relationship between your pelvis and your uterus
An essential part of birth preparation is to explore and release your fears and anxieties or ‘paper tigers’ as Pam England refers to them, that may spring up and slow down or even stop your labour. Giving yourself time to sit with these fears, anxieties and worries doesn’t allow them to take hold, instead, sitting … Continue reading How do you visualise birth?