Pregnancy and Sleeping

Mar 25

Pregnancy and Sleeping

Have you been spending your days walking about like a Zombie because you are so tired, followed by nights which are spent tossing and turning just trying to get comfortable and fall asleep? Many women struggle to sleep when they are pregnant; some just feel uncomfortable, some experience strange dreams or nightmares and so are reluctant to let themselves go to...

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Crying, mood swings and pregnancy!

Mar 12

Crying, mood swings and pregnancy!

If you haven’t experienced it yet let me give you the info on ‘feelings’ – ’emotions’ – ‘mood swings’ or whatever else you want to call the great big emotional, roller-coaster, mood swing changes that you can experience during pregnancy.  These great swings in emotions and feelings generally happen in the first...

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Affirmations – Are You Using Them?

Feb 27

Affirmations – Are You Using Them?

When I first learned about affirmations my initial thought was, ‘ this is just a scientific name for brain washing’ and actually I was right but it is brain washing by yourself for positive reasons and intentions.  We all have a little inner voice that constantly chatters on in our mind, telling us yes we are able to do this and no we are not capable of...

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The Importance of a Personalised Birth Plan

Feb 11

The Importance of a Personalised Birth Plan

I often think that it is strange that a couple will go to great lengths to plan the perfect holiday, they will spend time together looking at brochures or checking out destinations and hotels online, they will read reviews, check out all the facilities available to them, plan what sports equipment they may need and possibly even buy some new clothes and all of this...

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Kangaroos, Caesareans and Bonding?

Feb 05

Kangaroos, Caesareans and Bonding?

We all know the benefits of skin-to-skin contact between a mother and her baby especially straight after birth; it helps with the bonding process between the mother and her new-born baby, the baby can automatically adjust to an optimum temperature which makes him calmer, therefore, he cries less and it also helps with feeding as babies are known to feed more easily...

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