Vaginal Examinations – do I have to have them?

During your pregnancy it’s a fair bet to say that a stranger will, at some point, request to examine your vagina.  What fun!  A vaginal examination is a relatively quick procedure where your midwife or other caregiver will insert their fingers into your vagina to feel your cervix.  As with all things birth, whether you … Continue reading Vaginal Examinations – do I have to have them?

Listen to Your Body! Erika’s Positive Birth Story

“Listen to your body” a phrase that got stuck in my head when I went into labour.  This helped me to have the most amazing and rewarding experience!  Erika’s story as told to her Daisy Birthing teacher Lynn. I’m 36 years old and waited this long to have my first child.  This was partly due to different circumstances … Continue reading Listen to Your Body! Erika’s Positive Birth Story