Breech, transverse and Cephalic, this baby is putting me through my paces and keeping me on my toes at guessing which position it is going to decide on getting comfy in. These three different positions all feel totally different for me as well, so I thought I would let you know how they affect me and make me feel. Breech For the majority of this pregnancy the baby has been very comfortable pivoting from side to side in a breech position. This has made me feel like I need to h
A very good friend of mine has a rather wonderful boyfriend who I consider to be a walking encyclopaedia. He knows absolutely everything about anything, and I have learnt a lot from him. The last thing I learnt was about receptive and recessive genes when watching a documentary that had an albino orangutan in it. Amazing! . We were having a rather scrumptious dinner in a pub the other evening when hypnobirthing came into conversation, as it always does, I cannot help myself e
Oxytocin - the hormone of love. It is what gets our surges going in the first place and keeps them going throughout the progression of your labour.
Oxytocin is strongly connected to our emotions, so you can keep the flow of them all by yourself through laughter, kissing, cuddles, relaxation, warm bath and any positive visualisations.
You will find oxytocin at it's absolute peak during orgasm when making love, and secondly when you are birthing your baby. Who knew an o
The third trimester, my personal favourite. This is my second pregnancy that has taken me all the way to the third trimester and I have to admit I absolutely love it! It’s a combination of things. No one can mistake me for not being pregnant now, I definitely look like I’m carrying a precious bundle and I most certainly have a waddle of a walk to go with it! . 28 weeks onwards is your third trimester, so you still have a way to go yet, but your baby is mainly just piling on t