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How to have a drug-free birth

Last week I was with a couple for a one-to-one session. When we got on to the topic of pain relief in labour the mum said she just wanted to use gas and air if possible. We then talked about how she could manage without other forms of pain relief and I gave her some […]

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10 ways to help yourself to an easier birth

The prospect of giving birth can be daunting whether you are having your  first or your fourth baby.  Here  are some key things  you can do to help yourself cope with labour, reduce complications and even shorten your labour.    1. Exercise Exercise during pregnancy can help you cope with the physical and mental demands of labour and giving […]

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