I am very happy to be sharing with you my second article for Balance Garden Magazine this year as their antenatal writer. . Learn how to prepare for birth with a positive mindset here and also find lots of other inspiring writings from many professionals who focus on wellbeing and slowing down the pace of our busy lives. . Enjoy and be inspired! . #hypnobirthing #sevenoaks #kent #baby #mumtobe #pregnant #pregnancy
Now this is always an exciting time, as well as a nerve wracking one! You so desperately want to see that heartbeat that you almost can’t look at the screen to begin with, but when you see that little flicker in your tiny little human you can relax and breathe again. . Our dating scan was really early on. We were unsure if I was 7 weeks or 11 weeks pregnant due to a very odd/short/different period in between this time, and as we were trying for a baby we thought we may be fur
Oh, hi bump!
. Isn’t growing a human just so amazing? I feel like I couldn’t possibly get any bigger but of course I know I absolutely can. I just feel super stretched, you know? Time to dig out the @elemis Japanese camellia oil and give my tummy a good treat! 🌸
Prenatal bonding is so, so important. We know this now through medical science. So my husband gives my bump a lovely massage every evening and plays games with our little human.
Counting down the hours until
You can find a rather fabulous video of my husband here explaining why hypnobirthing was so beneficial for him as my birthing partner. . If any of your partners feel sceptical about joining you at your hypnobirthing classes, show them this. . We tend to delve deep into our pockets to pay for such extravagant wedding days or weekends away, but when it comes to the birth of our babies we seem to put the importance of our knowledge (and very important knowledge at that!) into th
When at your booking in appointment your midwife will take details of any previous pregnancies you have had including, terminations and miscarriages. They like to have a record of your medical history and all pregnancy history that could adjust the care you receive throughout this pregnancy and the birth of your baby. . When taking details about when my first baby was born one of the questions was “What weight was she when she was born?” It’s so amazing how you remember every
All I can say is thank goodness I did hypnobirthing with my first baby and had an absolutely incredible birth, because sitting in that midwife waiting room and looking at the posters that they have on the walls are just down right frightening! . This absolutely puts fear into pregnant women I cannot stand it! A pregnant woman, especially a first time pregnant woman is already going to have an element of anxiety within her when thinking about her baby’s birth. Of course, that