30 reasons why I love being pregnant

30 reasons why I love being pregnant

When you’re pregnant, the emotional ups and downs that come from having a boost in your crazy hormones can mean that there are days when being pregnant just sucks. Or, there are days when you’re just DONE with it. Let me have this baby already! Towards the...
5 reasons why I love hypnobirthing

5 reasons why I love hypnobirthing

Hypnobirthing has done so much for women and for birth since it breathed its way into our lives in the late 1980s. By combining birth education with tools and technique for coping with labour and getting the birthing partner involved, it has helped thousands, if not...
Fear of pain in birth

Fear of pain in birth

I’ve already talked about pain during birth in another podcast – how a fear creates pain during childbirth – so today I want to take a slightly different angle because pain is quite a biggie when it comes to birth. So I’d like to zoom in on the idea of...
Should I wait until I’m pregnant to address my fears?

Should I wait until I’m pregnant to address my fears?

A common question I get from those who suffer with strong fears or tokophobia is this: should I wait until I’m pregnant to address my fears? My answer to this is NO. And here’s why. It could take longer than you think Uncovering and addressing our fears is...

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Birth doesn’t have to be terrifying. It can be exciting and empowering. Birth doesn’t have to be painful. It can be euphoric and enjoyable. Birth doesn’t have to ruin your life and your body. It can be the best thing that ever happened to you. Birth...

Pregnant

Pregnant & Prepping for Birth If you’ve been dreaming about becoming a mama for years and now you’re pregnant, then this could be a super-exciting time for you. I bet you want to do everything you can to make this experience as fabulous as possible....