“Pregnant women should not read books about pregnancy and birth. Their time is too precious.
They should, rather, watch the moon and sing to their babies in the womb” Michel Odent
Here's a guest post that Marinella Benelli, my Positive Birth Movement co-facilitator, and I wrote for The Born Community. Enjoy! 5 Tips for a Positive Birth
Doulas, both birth and postnatal, help with breastfeeding. The most important thing is for Mum to be sitting comfortably whilst breastfeeding and to feed as and when baby wants. Of course not all breastfeeding journeys start off smoothly and some people aren't able to...
Thando Harney and Marinella Benelli, facilitators of the Positive Birth Movement in Bristol, chatting to Eva Fernandes from The Baby Hub on BCfm about the group.
One of the first senses to develop in babies is hearing. Research shows that babies recognise songs or stories that they have heard in the womb. Watch this video by renowned birth researcher, Penny Simkin. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsdEK6OxucA
Are you considering having a homebirth? Here are some things to consider if you decide to have your baby at home. www.homebirth.org.uk