Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

Mucus Plug (The Show) During Pregnancy – FAQs

Wondering what the mucus plug (or ‘the show’) is during pregnancy? Could it be a sign of labour? Find out what the mucus plug is and what it does. Read More


Using Gas During Labour – Pros and Cons

If you're considering using gas during labour, here's a comprehensive list of pros and cons of nitrous oxide (gas) while giving birth. Read More

10 Shocking Birth Practices From The Past

As you read these 10 shocking birth practices from the past, you'll be grateful for giving birth today. Find out what beliefs doctors had and what went on. Read More


5 Big Ways Babies Benefits From Natural Birth

Thinking about a natural birth? One way you can help make it happen is to get informed about the many benefits. Here are 5 ways natural birth helps babies. Read More


Vaginal Examinations – 7 Things You Should Know

Vaginal examinations are very common during pregnancy and birth. However, there are 7 things you should know about intervening with a vaginal exam. Read More

Hospital Birth – Is It The Safest Option For Healthy Women?

In an article for New England Journal of Medicine, US Ob/Gyn, Doctor Neel Shah has spoken out about the safety of birth for low risk women in US hospitals. Read More


Study: Vaginal Birth Safer And Less Risky Than C-Section

An analysis of 3.5 million US birth certificates has confirmed that c-sections carry a much higher risk for women than vaginal birth. Find out more here. Read More

Vaginal Birth After C-Section (VBAC) – What To Expect

The scar from your previous caesarean is strong! If you're planning a VBAC, here's what you need to know about what you might expect from a VBAC. Read More


Woman Dumped From Care After Refusing C-Section

Anger is spreading upon news that a woman was dumped by her doctor for refusing a c-section for a "big baby". She went on to have a healthy baby vaginally. Read More

Lotus Birth: 7 Reasons Why Parents-To-Be Have One

Have you heard of a lotus birth before? Curious as to what it is? Find out 7 reasons why parents choose a lotus birth for their baby. Read More




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