Hi Nat Little Fredrik arrived 7.29am Sunday 10th January. It was an incredible experience. Labour started approx 11pm the evening before and was pretty strong by 1am. Managed to calmly breath through all of the contractions whilst we remained home – Adam setting the space with candles, lavender, the affirmations playing and using a heat…

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Fertility and pregnancy acupuncturist Rachel Pavitt-Rumery from Health Space in Mona Vale joins me LIVE to chat how acupuncture can help you on your motherhood journey. Listen as we chat all things acupuncture and birth – including how acupuncture can help with pregnancy-related symptoms such as anxiety, insomnia, circulation, pelvic and lower back pain, haemorrhoids,…

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This couple came to my course for the birth of their second baby after what they describe as a ‘traumatic’ first birth, with an induction that did not end as expected. During the course, I saw them process the first birth, question it and begin to prepare for their second birth with excitement rather than…

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Do you know about the muscles of the uterus and what they are doing during a contraction? The uterus is INCREDIBLE! Understanding and visualising exactly how the uterus is working during labour is an incredibly powerful tool to allow yourself to work with the sensations you are feeling rather than against them. The video below…

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There is a big difference between COPING with the intensity of labour and SUFFERING. We never want a mum to get to a level of suffering during her labour. Birth should be a positive experience for the mother, baby and her birth partner. Epidurals can be a good option for women if they are experiencing…

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