I love this story because Mandy learned just what she was capable of and this is such an amazing way to start life as a new mum. I feel this tory really epitomizes this saying: “There’s a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” ~ Laura … [Read more...] about My Birth Story to Our Little Princess – by Mandy
I have been meaning to write this blog for a while but every time I sit down to do it I just get too infuriated to think. However, as usual, I have been inspired by one of my beautiful, empowered clients to take a deep breath and share my thoughts. Tracie was confronted by a … [Read more...] about Who are you calling Geriatric? – Stop age shaming pregnant women
I often get asked how OBs respond to hypnobirthing. I have to be honest that some are better than others. But here is a good one :) "Hi Pip, We did one of your hypnobirthing courses and went on to have an amazing natural birth with no interventions, no tears and a … [Read more...] about This is the sort of OB you want.
I keep telling people it is not about how or where you birth it is about how you feel before, during and after your birth. It is really important for our babies that we stay out of fight and flight (our sympathetic nervous system) too, so they keep getting the oxygen they need. Amélie's story is … [Read more...] about The Most Beautiful Instrumental Delivery
Just an hour of her birth, Amy sent me this text: "Three beautiful words for you Pip: I did it! We have another little girl, born at the birth centre an hour ago, drug-free after coming in from home at 9cm. Thank you so much. Great birth. Amy xxx Just had to tell you straight away!" I can't … [Read more...] about Three Beautiful Words :”I did it!”