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Epidural Headaches – Causes And Treatment

Having the worst headache of your life after an epidural seems a high price to pay for pain relief during labour. What causes epidural headaches? Read More


Spinal Or Epidural Blocks – What’s The Difference?

Heard of spinal and epidural blocks but aren’t sure whether or not they are the same thing? Here are 3 key differences between these pain relief options. Read More

Dads Who Regret Being Present For Their Baby’s Birth

A recent survey showed there are dads who regret being present for their baby’s birth. Should dads be present? How can they be effective support people? Read More


The Trauma Of Giving Birth When No One Listens

Elizabeth gave birth 15 months ago, never dreaming it would be a negative experience. The trauma of giving birth left her with post natal depression. Read More


New York State Turns To Doulas To Help Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates

In NY State, black women are much more likely to die during childbirth than white women. A new program turns to doulas to help reduce maternal mortality. Read More

NICU Mothers Struggle With Mental Health – What Needs To Change?

A new baby is challenging enough without adding in a stay in the NICU. NICU mothers often struggle with mental health and something needs to change. Read More


Family Shares Photographs Of Stillbirth To Help Other Grieving Parents

Stillbirth is not often talked about; it is something kept quiet and personal. One family has shared the intimate moments when they met their stillborn son. Read More

Perineal Warm Packs – What All Women Need To Know

Most women fear tearing during birth. Find out how a simple and accessible support measure can reduce tearing and provide comfort during labour. Read More


8 Signs Your Baby’s Position Is Affecting Labour

Many factors can influence labour. How your baby is positioned is one of them. Here are 8 signs your baby’s position is affecting labour. Read More

Back Labour – What It Is And How To Manage It

Are you wondering what back labour is and what it feels like? Here's what you should know about back labour and how to make it easier to deal with. Read More




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