A tale of two births: Isla’s story

A tale of two births: Isla’s story

My pregnancy with Isla was quite unremarkable really. I had a touch of morning sickness at the beginning but nothing out of the ordinary, which was such a relief after being so incredibly nauseous for the first 16 weeks with Hugo. The second trimester was absolutely fine and virtually flew by while I continued to [...]

Hypnobirthing & Me

Hypnobirthing & Me

by: Elida Zeilerbauer @hypnobirthingandme The word ‘hypnobirthing’ is often misunderstood. Hypnobirthing is both an approach to antenatal education and a set of tools and techniques that women and their birth partners can use during pregnancy to help reframe the way they feel about giving birth and to release any fear or anxiety they feel about [...]

A tale of two births: Hugo’s story

A tale of two births: Hugo’s story

Everyone likes a good birth story right? (you're either cringing and hurriedly clicking the 'X' at the top of your page or your interest has been piqued!). My two pregnancies and births were so completely different - one was intense, rapid, painful and unexpected and the other was long, slow, calm and ultimately life threatening. Below is [...]