Maternity

Smell, touch and bonding with baby – is this really important?

The Unique Connection between mother and child – does it exist?  I loved watching the video which has gone viral on social media. It has everyone talking about how clever the children are to find their mums, and it got me thinking about how so many couples don’t understand the importance of that skin-on-skin bonding that …

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I’m pregnant – why does it hurt so much?

Preparing for birth is like preparing for a marathon. You need to prepare both your mind and your body. In your mind, you need to release fear, which creates tension, producing more pain, creating more fear, which starts a whole vicious cycle in the mind and body as described by British Obstetrician and leading advocate …

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Hypnobirthing – taking the fear out of childbirth

My name is Vicki Hobbs and I am a certified Hypnobirthing Childbirth Educator with Hypnobirthing Australia (www.hypnobirthingaustralia.com.au) “Hypnobirthing” is just a fancy name for “hypnosis for birth” but please be aware that the hypnosis part of this course is only one small component of the program. It is a full childbirth education program that covers …

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