The pros and cons of home birth

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!

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Thinking about a home birth? You need to read this…

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.

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Clamping Down on Cutting the cord…

I wanted to write a post about the current method in 3rd stage labour of instantly clamping and cutting the

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Top 10 useful baby products

I thought I’d write a list of things that I found very useful when my little one was just born

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“Baby formula milk should have cigarette-style health warnings”

“Baby formula milk should come with a health warning” That is the message this week from Save the Children,┬áthe children’s

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The 1st night home with baby… What no one tells you

One thing no one is really brutally frank with you about when you are pregnant, is what will happen on

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Pushing Uphill – The Great Lying Down Lie

OK so another righteous ramble of mine about the dated methods of labour that still seem to be the majority

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