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” 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
Abi’s positive birth is a journey from fear to confidence – shared as told to Abi’s teacher Chloe Knowing one dark night I would be going into the “unknown” to give birth to my baby, having only ever heard the dramatic and painful stories of friends’ and families’ births was a daunting prospect. Especially for someone … Continue reading Abi’s Positive Birth
A positive birth story of how Tobias entered the world as written by his mum… “I was 1 week and 1 day over my expected due date (according to the dating scan – right on time according to my dates!) and as with my daughter Chloe, contractions woke me at 2am. Knowing how long the … Continue reading Charlotte and Tobias – A positive birth story