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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“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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