Water Births - Has anyone had a water birth?|
By Denise Pike on 22/09/2007 in forum
Information of water births anyone?
HiIm thinking about having a water birth and was wondering whether it really does lessen the pain - the midwife explained that I may be able to have gas and air but not pethidine. It would be great to hear from anybody about their experiences
How Pain Relief Affects Your Baby|
By ThinkBaby on 06/04/2009 in Newborn health & safety
In labour pain relief can ensure that your birth is less stressful for you and for your child, but are there any health pros and cons for your new baby?
Although some women do have relatively easy births without needing any drugs, using a water birth, for example, many more women do end up using some form of pain relief.Given that a woman's experience of birth - difficult or easy, long or quite
I'm small - will my birth be OK?|
By Laura Lee Davies on 02/02/2007 in Labour & birth
Many women worry that they are narrow-waisted or too petite to be able to give birth easily. But what are the facts?
giving birth naturally"This is complete rubbish. I, like many people, can assure you that my great grandmother was a tiny little woman, who had 13 children – in the days before epidurals, gas and air, or birthing pools – and lived to enjoy her
First Time Mom - Water Birth?|
By SJ, Libby and Torben on 20/07/2008 in forum
I'm not sure whether a water birth will be good or not?
(well almost) with molly and it was fab. i just had gas and air and floated in the water. i would def recomend it and will be putting my order in for it this time around. i have been toying with the idea of a water birth at home but think i may wait
Kourtney Kardashian reveals her birth plans|
By Sophie Westnedge on 11/06/2012 in Baby
Pregnant Kourtney reveals which family members she plans to have present when she gives birth
host Jimmy Fallon.The reality star, 33, famously aired the birth of her first child on her family’s show Keeping up with the Kardashians. Kourtney revealed she was only allowed two people in the delivery room for the birth of son Mason, so the rest
Chris Evans welcomes baby son|
By Sophie Westnedge on 01/06/2012 in Celebrity
The radio presenter makes a mad dash to be with his wife for the birth
minute dash he had to make back from the Hay festival to get to the hospital for the birth.“Was at Hay. No Longer. Back in the air. On the way to Baby Drop! Good luck with the show guys and well done to all the 500 Words finalists” he wrote.Baby Eli
Pain Relief - Labour|
By Farin on 29/07/2009 in forum
was having a completely natural birth with theo and really wanted a water birth. however theo was 4 weeks early and i ended up in hospital instead of the mw led unit i was booked for. i was still adamant that i wanted nothing but gas and air, and managed
Pain relief in labour: an overview|
By Maria Muennich on 05/11/2009 in Labour & birth
Expectant mums now have a wide range of choice when it comes to coping with labour, whether through medical relief, alternative therapies or both
are common in birthing centres and can be bought or hired for home use. Likewise gas and air and TENS machines, though popular, aren't necessarily available on all labour wards, although TENS machines can easily be hired if one isn't available where you
By Sarah Jarvis on 14/02/2010 in Pregnancy health & safety
What are the risks to my baby if i have an epidural or pethidine?
the birth choices that feel most comfortable for you. If you try other safer pain relief methods first, such as a TENS machine and gas and air, you've at least given yourself a chance to find out whether the natural approach is all you need.
The Shopper 6 travel system for less than £150|
By Laura Lee Davies on 08/02/2007 in Products
Hauck's lightweight pushchair and car seat combo comes with all the extras for just £149.99.
You can get buggies for less than £50 and you can even get buggies suitable from birth for less than £100, but we are impressed by this Hauck package which puts together a from-birth travel system for less than £150.The Shopper 6This light and easy