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Early Labour – 8 Tips For A Low Stress Early Labour At Home

Early labour can be frustrating for some mothers-to-be, waiting for the serious stuff to kick in. Here are 8 tips and ideas for a low-stress early labour. Read More


Hormones In Labour & Birth – How Your Body Helps You

If you find yourself needing affirmation or extra confidence that you can birth normally, you must read this incredible article by Dr. Sarah Buckley. Sarah tells of the four major hormonal systems that are active and supporting you during labour and birth – oxytocin, the hormone of love; endorphins, hormones of pleasure and transcendence; adrenaline and noradrenaline, hormones of excitement; and prolactin, the mothering hormone. Read More

Childbirth Fears During Pregnancy – 12 Most Common Fears

Fear of childbirth has become a modern day epidemic amongst pregnant women. Here are the 12 most common fears about labour during pregnancy. Read More


Doula Training In Australia – How To Become A Doula

Doula training is widely available both online and in person around the world, so if you’re thinking about doula training, read on! Read More


Natural Birth – 10 Tips To Help You Succeed

Aiming for a natural birth? Most pregnant women would like one, but aren't sure how to get it. Here are 10 great tips for achieving a natural birth. Read More

Birth Unplanned – When Birth Doesn’t Go To Plan

Many of us have an idea of our ‘fantasy birth’ – how we’d like our birth to be… and even though we know to plan for the unexpected, what really happens when things actually go very different to what we imagined? Grief after birth can be profound for some women – find out how you can help yourself overcome grief after an ‘unplanned’ birth. Read More


The Third Stage of Labour – Benefits Of A Natural Third Stage

Labour doesn’t end with the birth of your baby, but the third stage, or, the birth of the placenta. The management of this stage of labour has a great deal more importance than you might think and is definitely something to look into for both you and your baby’s health. Read More

Pain in Labour: How Your Hormones Are Your Helpers

Researchers such as French surgeon and natural birth pioneer Michel Odent believe that if we can be more respectful of our mammalian roots, and the hormones that we share, we can have more chance of a straightforward birth ourselves. Read More




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