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FREE BIRTH & BABY RESOURCES

We want you to feel prepared and confident throughout your pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood journey…
That’s why we have a range of free resources available for you!

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How to bath a newborn safely – no crying guaranteed.

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What to do if your baby or child is choking.

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How to get baby into best position for birth.

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What to pack in the 3 bags you need for birth.

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How to write a birth plan that really works.

On The Birth Beat Blog…

Birth Story – Melanie’s Birth Experience

If you're expecting, one of the best things you can do to prepare is to read other Mumma's birth stories. Not only will this help you understand more about what to expect, it will show you the impact of education. Birth Beat Mumma Melanie described her birth as...

Christmas Gift Guide 2022

Welcome to the 2022 Birth Beat Christmas Gift Guide! It's that time of year again... seriously, where has the time gone?! I must say I love the festive season - the fun and excitement in the air, spending time with friends and family, eating yummy food with a glass of...

Perinatal Mental Health Week 2022

November 6th - 12th is Perinatal Mental Health Week 2022. In 2005, PANDA created this week to bring awareness to perinatal anxiety and depression. Perinatal anxiety and depression is a serious mental illness that many expecting and new parents experience.Pregnancy...

Will I do a poo during labour?

"Will I do a poo?". This has to be one of the most common questions I get asked as a Midwife. It is also one of the most common concerns for first-time expecting Mumma's. Which I totally get, and is why I am here to help you understand and overcome this fear. First...

Pregnancy In Lockdown

There's no doubt that our day-to-day lifestyle has changed majorly over the last year or so. If you’re pregnant in lockdown, or even just in these times, you may be feeling a range of emotions about how it could affect you, your baby, your pregnancy care and even your...

Burns and Scalds in Children – What to do

Burns and scalds are the leading cause of injury to children, especially toddlers. This is why it's so important to know what you can do to prevent burns and scalds, and how to manage burns and scalds. The classifications and types of burns Burns are classified by how...

4 Month Sleep Regression

Okay, first things first. Yes, the 4 month sleep regression is a real thing. However, the 4 month sleep regression is not the first regression your baby will experience, in fact, it is likely your baby will experience multiple. The ages of likely sleep regressions...

Water Birth – Everything You Need To Know

Do you want a water birth experience? Is it something you and your partner have thought about? Do you want to know if water birth is a safe option... or what the potential benefits of a could be for you? Then you’re going to love our Water Birth education module...

The 3 Bags You Need To Pack For Birth

Being prepared for childbirth can help to reduce any feelings of overwhelm. There are lots of practical things you can do to help feel prepared ahead of welcoming your new bubba into the world. For example, doing our online childbirth course or simply packing your...

Twin Pregnancy – Everything You Need To Know

The discovery of a twin pregnancy is both exciting and overwhelming! As with all pregnancies, you can help alleviate any fears by ensuring that you and your partner are educated and informed. I’ve included some of the key points and main differences about twin...