Birth Prep

Essential Steps of Birth Preparation

Essential Steps of Birth Preparation

Birth preparation is a huge part of preparing for a positive birth. Lots of women don't appreciate why doing birth preparation is so important with many leaving it last minute. The truth is if you want to stack the odds in your favour when it comes to having a...

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Gentle C-Section, with OB, Andy Simm

Gentle C-Section, with OB, Andy Simm

Caesareans are often feared by women going into birth, but there's a new trend coming through that could hope to reduce that somewhat. The gentle c-section otherwise known as the natural caesarean is a much softer approach than the usual surgical ritual. To help...

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Placenta Encapsulation, with Maria Pokluda & Maryn Taylor

Placenta Encapsulation, with Maria Pokluda & Maryn Taylor

Placenta encapsulation might not be something you know too much about. So, I thought it was about time I covered this on the podcast because many women report that placenta encapsulation can help them emotionally in the postpartum period. Consuming your placenta...

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Essential Oils in Pregnancy, with Amber Duncan

Essential Oils in Pregnancy, with Amber Duncan

Using essential oils in pregnancy can be a bit of a minefield. There is so much confusion as to what you can and can't use that it can be stressful. So I knew I had to do an episode on it! To help me tackle this subject, I'm being joined by Amber Duncan, who is a...

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How to have a happy birth, with Beverley Turner

How to have a happy birth, with Beverley Turner

On today's podcast I'm joined by journalist and radio presenter (and now best-selling author!) Beverley Turner. Bev is also the lady behind The Happy Birth Club ante-natal classes that are run out of a pub in Chiswick, London. I first heard Bev speak at the IMUK...

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Taking responsibility for your birth

Taking responsibility for your birth

In today's episode I want to talk about taking responsibility and share with you something that happened to me last week that was a huge wake-up call. It's not exactly birth related but it is ... [spp-player] Last week I had a minor op. I thought it would be this no...

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Looking after your Pelvic Floor, with Anita Lambert

Looking after your Pelvic Floor, with Anita Lambert

Your pelvic floor is one of those things that you take for granted before giving birth. It's just there. Then you give birth and it's not! After my first pregnancy, I went to a weekly buggy workout where we were talked through the kegel exercises and I remember being...

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Expecting Multiples with Mars Lord

Expecting Multiples with Mars Lord

If you're expecting multiples then today is your turn! I can't tell you how many times I receive emails from mamas expecting multiples asking.. no BEGGING.. me for podcast episodes for them and believe me when I say this: I have been TRYING!!! [spp-player] Today I'm...

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