Do you really need prenatal classes?

Why you should consider childbirth education… You’re pregnant (yay!) and feeling that wonderful mix of excitement and anticipation about the day when you finally get to meet your baby. Every day your bump gets a tiny bit bigger and the reality of welcoming a new...

5 Top Tips to get bub into an optimal position for birth

This week’s blog post is something a little bit different! I’m giving you a sneak peek of the Birth Beat online childbirth course, sharing a video from one of the modules with my tips for getting baby into the ideal birthing position. These tips will help baby to get...

Top 3 most common fears about childbirth and how to overcome them

As a midwife who has been in the delivery suite for hundreds of births and having taught thousands of parents-to-be in my Birth Beat Childbirth courses, I have heard it all when it comes to the fears around childbirth. Let’s start with noting that it is completely...

Want to write a birth plan that works? Read this first!

The idea of writing a Birth Plan is now mainstream for mums-to-be. As a midwife and when I’m giving Birth Beat classes, I’m often asked for my thoughts on writing a birth plan or using birth plan templates. While I’m not against the idea of a birth plan entirely, I do...

Birth Beat’s Pregnancy and Childbirth Glossary

From the moment you find out you’re pregnant, you’ll start reading and hearing a lot of new terms. Pregnancy and childbirth = a whole new language! Like all things to do with motherhood, there are a lot of opinions floating around when it comes to pregnancy and...

[Video] - My Simple Baby-Bathing Tip To Stop Crying In The Bath...Guaranteed!

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  • If you have bath aids - why you should THROW them away!
  • Why olive oil is a great addition to your bath to look after your baby's skin
  • ​What the 'Startle Reflex' is - and why it's important when you're bathing
  • And... tip to GUARANTEE no more crying in the bath!

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