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HypnoBirthing

HypnoBirthing

Your journey into parenthood is one of the most amazing things you will ever know. HypnoBirthing is a tried and proven method that guides and prepares a woman for giving birth in a peaceful and extraordinarily beautiful manner. It is a program that considers the psychological, as well as the physical, well-being of the mother, her birth partner, and the newborn, independent of context, whether that be in the quiet of a home, a hospital, or a birth center. The HypnoBirthing™ program is built around an educational process that includes special breathing, relaxation, visualization, meditative practice, attention to nutrition and...

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10 Ways to Look After Yourself Following Birth

10 Ways to Look After Yourself Following Birth

Congratulations on the birth of your baby! You’ve done it! Whether it was a quick birth in the hospital car park, a planned caesarean section, a pool birth or a 3-day event with every pain relief known to man; your baby has finally arrived! But in the aftermath whilst everyone’s attention are on your gorgeous bundle of joy, the exertion of labour will leave you feeling exhausted. Although it’s a job and a half caring for your newborn, it’s really important that you also think about yourself, listen to your own body and give attention to your own needs. Your body has...

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Coping with Mastitis and How to Ease It

Coping with Mastitis and How to Ease It

BY HARRIET from tobyandroo.com I’ve mentioned before that after I had Edith I was really unlucky and developed Mastitis, 10 days postpartum. This wasn’t something that I had any experience with, I never had it with Toby and it certainly wasn’t an issue with Reuben (who was bottle fed due to complications). “Mastitis is a condition that causes a woman’s breast tissue to become painful and inflamed, it usually happens within the first three months of breastfeeding and can be caused by missed feeds, poor latch or problems sucking. Symptoms of mastitis can include: a red, swollen area on your...

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How to Bond with a Baby in the Womb

How to Bond with a Baby in the Womb

Here’s another article that we came across online that we hope you might be interested in. Bond MusicallyCarolyn Granier-Deferre, Psychobiologist at Paris Descartes University, conducted a research in which 50 pregnant women, who were in their later stages of pregnancy, were asked to listen to descending melody of a piano twice in a day. After the infants turned one-month old, it was discovered that the heart rate of the sleeping babies slowed by 12 beats per minute while listening to familiar sound whereas the rate slowed by six beats to unfamiliar sound. The results clearly suggested that a baby in...

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