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Kate Middleton childbirth: how to stay in shape after giving birth

Kate Middleton had a no-epidural drug-free natural childbirth with her new daughter. The Duchess of Cambridge, had a natural childbirth and delivered her daughter, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, without an epidural or other painkilling drugs. Charlotte weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces … Continue reading

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Deciding what is the best choice for your own labour

Giving birth is, over and over again, the most unforgettable and fulfilling experience of a woman’s life. Although extremely demanding on the body, childbirth marks the start of a new life and the commencement of parentage. In order to make … Continue reading

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The top 5 most essential products for an expecting mum

Birth Pool Before you say anything about not wanting to give birth in water, don’t worry, you don’t have to. Birthing Pools also offer a great way to relax in your own home, especially in the late stages of pregnancy. … Continue reading

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A story of home birth

When Lisa Spelling fell pregnant she was in good health generally but her weight meant that she ticked the “high risk” box when it came to giving birth to her baby. She says this meant she did not feel fully … Continue reading

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Commonly asked questions about Birth Pools

Many health care facilities today have a birth pool on the delivery suite where healthy women with an uncomplicated, single pregnancy can relax during labour and exit for the birth of their baby, or remain and give birth in the … Continue reading

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Water Birth: benefits of giving birth at home

There are a lot of women who feel that entering the hospital system for their births restricts them to a sterile, medical, and detached experience. A lot of these women consider giving birth to be a sacred thing, a significant … Continue reading

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Made in Water – Natural Childbirth

Your child’s birth is an astonishing and unforgettable event. Natural childbirth is becoming more prevalent as more women comprehend that for most cases, birth without interferences is best for the Mother and Baby. Here are some guidelines for women who … Continue reading

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Made in Water – Natural Birth

Danielle Davies, who was induced after doctors found a blood clot on her brain, finally gives birth following an eight hour labour ,without any drugs, to a nearly 12 lb baby. One of Britain’s largest babies has been born. Born … Continue reading

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Birthing Pools – Made in Water

Birthing Pools   A birthing pool room in Queen Elizabeth Hospital has been given a facelift. Previously, the Lavender room, on the central delivery suite at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, was divided in two, with the birthing … Continue reading

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Birth Pool Accessories: Making Childbirth Easier

Choosing a birth pool for a home birth can be incredibly exciting. Once you have decided that this is the route that you will take, you are probably excited to get the pool home and set it up as your … Continue reading

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Made in Water: your one-stop shop for birth products

For anyone planning to have a natural birth, either outside of a hospital or in one without the assistance of drugs and modern techniques (unless necessary, of course), there are a range of items that can be helpful with the … Continue reading

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How Birth Tubs Came About

Giving birth is one of the most enriching moments in a woman’s lie, yet it is accompanied by physiological and emotional stress. For years, many women have sought alternatives to the sterile, overly-medical mandates of a hospital birth, and this … Continue reading

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Deciding how to give birth – what to consider

Giving birth is a very intimate, personal experience, and no matter how close you are to your partner, there are probably decisions you want to make about your labour that you don’t need any help with! Whether you’re a first-time … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Most Essential Products for an Expecting Mum

Birth Pool Before you say anything about not wanting to give birth in water, don’t worry, you don’t have to. Birthing Pools also offer a great way to relax in your own home, especially in the late stages of pregnancy. … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Birth Pool

Birth Pools are specifically used for childbirth in water. Many people who advocate a water birth in a birth pool, believe that the experience and atmosphere it provides creates a far more relaxed and much less painful experience for the … Continue reading

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Top 5 birthing products for new mums-to-be

What do you give the mum-to-be who already has everything? How about some of the most popular birthing products such as birthing books or a TENS machine? Our list of the top 5 products that any pregnant woman would love … Continue reading

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5 things to consider when buying a birth pool

So, you’re considering a natural water birth using a birth pool – congratulations! This is a great, natural and healthy way to have your baby and minimise pain during labour, but there are a few things you’ll want to bear … Continue reading

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Is a water birth the right choice for you?

Forget drugs and pain relief – natural births using hypnotherapy or birthing pools are one of the best ways to bring your baby into the world. But is a water birth the right choice for you? In order to make … Continue reading

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University of Copenhagen study demonstrates benefits of natural birth

A recent research project by the University of Copenhagen has proven how beneficial natural birth is for the immune system of the delivered child. New knowledge about the immune system has been uncovered by a mouse study, which indicates that … Continue reading

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Your Birth – Your Choice – Giving Birth at Home

When a woman is pregnant, the whole family gets involved.  They may discuss various birthing methods within the family and look at traditional methods and the newer methods using birth pools. Birthing pools come in different sizes and it will depend … Continue reading

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