Below is a list of the pros vs the cons of home birth, which should come in useful when when you are making a decision. The main thing to remember is that whatever you decide, it’s YOUR choice!Read more
WHY HOME BIRTH MAKES SENSE:
If you’re having a pregnancy with no complications, I can assure you that what you are considering is common sense. To produce those magic birthing hormones, which help you have a quicker, less painful labour – you need to be in a dimly lit, calm, happy, familiar environment… Sounds like home, right?
So isn’t it crazy that a hospital delivery ward is the complete opposite? Bright lights, strange smells, noises and people. This kind of environment triggers adrenaline. Adrenaline is the hormone that you want to try your hardest to avoid producing in labour! Production of this slows everything down, then you are on the road to unnecessary medical procedures or caesarian.Read more
I wanted to write a post about the current method in 3rd stage labour of instantly clamping and cutting theRead more
OK so another righteous ramble of mine about the dated methods of labour that still seem to be the majorityRead more