Water Birth

Eight Whole Weeks Since Three Became Four

John Hibbs | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Parents
John Hibbs

We arrived at the hospital to a deserted car park as a contraction struck whilst I sprang out of the car and gathered the necessary kit. Between the car door and the ward entrance, four more contractions came so if you are versed in this malarky, you'll know things were definitely moving.

Three Things you Need to Know About Water Births

Deborah Pryn | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Parents
Deborah Pryn

What do I wear? Will I get cold? And what happens if I poop? these are the most common questions my clients ask about water births. As someone who's ...

Birth: Let's Lose the Fear

Deborah Pryn | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Parents
Deborah Pryn

Many people told me their horror stories of birth. Many people rolled their eyes or laughed at me when I said I wanted a homebirth for my first baby. Many people told me I was being naieve or foolish. And many people close to me thought I wouldn't be able to do it: that I wouldn't stay at home the whole time, not for my first baby, or that I wouldn't cope without strong pain relief.

Beautiful Photos Capture Mum's Unassisted Birth And Tandem Breastfeeding

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Parents

After opting for an unassisted birth with her first son, a mother decided to do the same for the birth of her second son and capture the experience on...

Is a Painful Childbirth all in Your Head?

Alice Grist | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

Hypnobirthing starts from the premise that the pain commonly felt in childbirth is not a natural side effect of birth but rather it stems from fear.