Monthly Archives: November 2011

TENS hire – £5 off code

TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. A small machine provides tiny electrical impulses through the skin via four electrode pads placed on the mother’s back when labour starts. This stimulates the body to release endorphins, which are natural pain-relieving chemicals (the body’s equivalent of morphine). It also targets the pain gate, which stops pain […]

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Using a birthing ball for pregnancy and labour

You may have found already that your midwife is recommending that you use a birthing ball during pregnancy. Maternity Units also have them available for use while you are in labour. What are the advantages of using a birthing ball? During  pregnancy.  As well as being comfortable to sit on (especially if you suffer from […]

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Antenatal Class Feedback

All of our courses of antenatal classes are evaluated by our parents and we see that as being an extremely important part of what we do. Here is some of our latest feedback from a recent class. These are real comments (we never make anything up) and will help you decide whether BirthPrep antenatal classes […]

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