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Mindfulness For Birth – How Mindfulness Preparation Improves The Birth Experience

Most pregnant women want to reduce their fear and have a more positive birth experience. Mindfulness for birth is a simple technique that could offer this. Read More


Instagram Changes Policy To Allow Childbirth Photos

Social media has long been under fire for banning birth photos. A change of policy to allow childbirth photos is a victory for the positive birth movement. Read More

Inducing Labour Before C-Section To Help Breastfeeding

A Swiss research project is looking at how inducing labour before c-section might help mothers initiate breastfeeding. Read More


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




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