Category Archives: baby

Have you heard of Gentle Caesareans?

So for a couple of years now I have been promoting Gentle Caesareans and signposting my clients on what differences there are… I have spoken to consultants at Gloucester Royal through forums and meetings and naturally they do some of the requests if possible, but to my knowledge have never done a full Gentle Caesarean. Sophie Messenger ( a …read more

Hurray!! (should have done it earlier!)

I just thought I’d share with you my excitement of becoming a registered FEDANT antenatal educator! I should have done it much earlier but it was one of those things on my to do list that always got pushed to the bottom of the list… Well I have prioritised it this year! By being on the …read more

Why is Tummy Time Important?

Allowing your baby to play on their front is important for their physical development and will help to develop skills vital for later life. Your baby needs time playing on their front to develop good head control, learn body awareness and gain good balance and coordination. With opportunities to move and play in different positions …read more

Is Social Media showing you the reality of parenting?

Every day thousands and thousands of people use social media to keep in touch with people… or at least this is what it was first ‘designed’ to do! But more and more we are seeing only the good things in life, the events, the celebrations, the first steps, the first poo in the potty (he he he!! – but …read more

Your Pregnancy Hormone OXYTOCIN – the LOVE Hormone!

During pregnancy and birth there are lots of hormones involved… one of the most important ones is OXYTOCIN. This has been nicknamed the LOVE hormone as it is released when you are feeling good and loved at any point in your life and is involved in bonding with your baby.    Feeling Good During your …read more

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