Hospital Birth

Everything you need to know to go into a hospital birth.

8 Easy Tips To Help Reduce Pain In Labour

8 Easy Tips To Help Reduce Pain In Labour

8 tips for women who would like to give birth without pain relief. With a solid plan, the majority of women can successfully welcome their babies without drugs. Here is all the information you need!…

Maybe You Need A Caesarean, Maybe You Don’t

Maybe You Need A Caesarean, Maybe You Don’t

Do you need a caesarean or is it safe to watch and wait? Only you can decide what you're most comfortable with, but you need some solid information to make that decision. Here's a starting point!…

Think Positive And Make A Birth Plan

Think Positive And Make A Birth Plan

Think positive! Popular buzz words, but they're not a birth plan. Do the hard work now, so you can think positive in labour! Here's ten tips on creating a real birth plan, with positive thinking.…

Hospital Policy – Not The Same As Road Rules

Hospital Policy – Not The Same As Road Rules

You must follow road rules, the law says so. The law also says that hospitals must respect the decisional capacity of pregnant or labouring women, not that women must abide by hospital policy.…

Birth Without An Epidural Isn’t Superhuman!

Birth Without An Epidural Isn’t Superhuman!

Birth is challenging, make no mistake about it, but it's also possible to give birth without an epidural if you make a really good plan and have an even better support team.…

If We Standardised Oncology Like Maternity Care

If We Standardised Oncology Like Maternity Care

The customer service dilemma of maternity care means they need to provide a standardised care plan to pregnant women. In some instances this can work out, but in others it is proving to be problematic…

Do You Need To Help Bring On Labour?

Do You Need To Help Bring On Labour?

How safe is synthetic hormone induction for labour? Should you induce labour at home and will that help you avoid synthetic hormonal induction? Is home induction any different to chemical induction?…

The DOs and DON’Ts of Waiting for Baby

The DOs and DON’Ts of Waiting for Baby

Women frequently underestimate their ability to guard their birth space at the end of pregnancy. Remember that birth space isn't just physical space, it's emotional space too. Here's some tips!…

Birth: Who Is The Boss, You or Your Dr?

Birth: Who Is The Boss, You or Your Dr?

Would you hire a painter who would only paint your house pink? Don't hire a maternity care provider who isn't flexible and receptive to your personal preferences. Here's how to tell who is in charge!…