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Made in Water – Natural Birth

Danielle Davies, who was induced after doctors found a blood clot on her brain, finally gives birth following an eight hour labour ,without any drugs, to a nearly 12 lb baby. One of Britain’s largest babies has been born. Born … Continue reading

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Birthing Pools – Made in Water

Birthing Pools A birthing pool room in Queen Elizabeth Hospital has been given a facelift.Previously, the Lavender room, on the central delivery suite at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, was divided in two, with the birthing pool set in … Continue reading

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Birth Pool Accessories: Making Childbirth Easier

Choosing a birth pool for a home birth can be incredibly exciting. Once you have decided that this is the route that you will take, you are probably excited to get the pool home and set it up as your … Continue reading

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Made in Water: your one-stop shop for birth products

For anyone planning to have a natural birth, either outside of a hospital or in one without the assistance of drugs and modern techniques (unless necessary, of course), there are a range of items that can be helpful with the … Continue reading

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How Birth Tubs Came About

Giving birth is one of the most enriching moments in a woman’s lie, yet it is accompanied by physiological and emotional stress. For years, many women have sought alternatives to the sterile, overly-medical mandates of a hospital birth, and this … Continue reading

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Deciding how to give birth – what to consider

Giving birth is a very intimate, personal experience, and no matter how close you are to your partner, there are probably decisions you want to make about your labour that you don’t need any help with! Whether you’re a first-time … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Most Essential Products for an Expecting Mum

Birth PoolBefore you say anything about not wanting to give birth in water, don’t worry, you don’t have to. Birthing Pools also offer a great way to relax in your own home, especially in the late stages of pregnancy. These … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Birth Pool

Birth Pools are specifically used for childbirth in water. Many people who advocate a water birth in a birth pool, believe that the experience and atmosphere it provides creates a far more relaxed and much less painful experience for the … Continue reading

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Top 5 birthing products for new mums-to-be

What do you give the mum-to-be who already has everything? How about some of the most popular birthing products such as birthing books or a TENS machine? Our list of the top 5 products that any pregnant woman would love … Continue reading

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5 things to consider when buying a birth pool

So, you’re considering a natural water birth using a birth pool – congratulations! This is a great, natural and healthy way to have your baby and minimise pain during labour, but there are a few things you’ll want to bear … Continue reading

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Is a water birth the right choice for you?

Forget drugs and pain relief – natural births using hypnotherapy or birthing pools are one of the best ways to bring your baby into the world. But is a water birth the right choice for you? In order to make … Continue reading

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University of Copenhagen study demonstrates benefits of natural birth

A recent research project by the University of Copenhagen has proven how beneficial natural birth is for the immune system of the delivered child. New knowledge about the immune system has been uncovered by a mouse study, which indicates that … Continue reading

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Your Birth – Your Choice – Giving Birth at Home

When a woman is pregnant, the whole family gets involved.  They may discuss various birthing methods within the family and look at traditional methods and the newer methods using birth pools. Birthing pools come in different sizes and it will depend … Continue reading

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Concerned about inflatable pools? La Bassine Birthing Pools are Safe

If you are planning to have a home birth, inflatable pools are great tools that can be used by women to deliver their babies.La Bassine provides an intimate birth environment that is soothing and comforting. They combine style, privacy and … Continue reading

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Consider a home birth using a birthing pool

Many mothers to be are already extremely excited about the arrival of their baby but most have not planned out how they will ultimately give birth. While the majority of women will go to a local hospital to have their … Continue reading

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Picking birthing products for a positive home birth experience

Congratulations on deciding to have a home birth. If you have stumbled upon this page you are no doubt planning how to make it a most positive and successful experience. To have a relaxed home birth experience there are going … Continue reading

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Creating your birth plan and preparing for labour

When considering birth and labour, your birth plan is one of the most important decisions you can make, and it is typically poorly explained in literature given to expectant mothers.Your birth plan is not an expectation of how your labour … Continue reading

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A guide to birth pool accessories

If you’ve made the decision to have a home water birth, then congratulations, you have joined the growing number of women around the world choosing this natural method. You can opt to have your water birth in many hospitals and … Continue reading

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What are the essential features of a birthing tub?

Water birth is becoming an increasingly popular option for many women, and with research proving that a natural birth in warm water can dramatically ease pain, shorten labour, provide a new level of control over the birthing process and help … Continue reading

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Reasons why you should consider a Natural Birth

Giving birth is one of the most natural and empowering things that a woman can do, and while there have been great advances in medical science which can identify women and babies who are at risk and allow intervention, for … Continue reading

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