When it comes to understanding and weighing up your options about birth, it’s easy to feel daunted as there is a lot of information out there. How do you find the information that will prepare you for birth, and not scare you? Where do you start, and what do you really need to know in … Continue reading Informed Choice vs Too Much Information: Striking a Balance in Birth preparation
Piles…haemorrhoids…bum grapes (yes, really)…whatever you want to call them, affect 1 in 10 women during pregnancy and around 25% of women who get piles during birth, still have them 6 months later. Talk about adding insult to injury right?! In today’s Mama Truths Daisy teacher Ceri gets to the bottom of piles (sorry) and how … Continue reading Mama Truths: Piles and How to Deal with Them
Women have been giving birth for a long time – we are one of the most successful species on planet Earth. Yet it seems now more than ever that society wants to actively dissuade mums-to-be from planning the birth of their child. Perhaps there is still the perception that a ‘plan’ is a rigid set … Continue reading Why Are We Afraid to Plan for Birth?