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What you do in Hypnobirthing Classes

What you do in Hypnobirthing Classes

Author: Katharine Graves - Founder of KG Hypnobirthing author of the international best seller, The Hypnobirthing Book,    What is Hypnobirthing? The word hypnobirthing is a generic term that covers a wide range... Read More

Coping with a Newborn During Isolation

Congratulations if you have just birthed your baby or are about to. This is a magical moment and feeling accompanied and supported through your birth as a mother in these... Read More
Coping with a Newborn During Isolation
Mental health in pregnancy

Mental health in pregnancy

Perinatal mental health is the umbrella term for all mental health conditions around pregnancy, including the year after birth. You may also hear terms such as prenatal/antenatal depression and postnatal... Read More

Self Care in Pregnancy and Birth During COVID-19

These are scary, worrying, weird times for the birthing population worldwide. Mentions of viral spread, illness and death are omnipresent. Most of us are worried, anxious the majority of the... Read More
Self Care in Pregnancy and Birth During COVID-19
6 Things You Wanted To Know About Pregnancy But Daren’t Ask

6 Things You Wanted To Know About Pregnancy But Daren’t Ask

Pregnancy can be a time of intense learning and discovery. From day one until the arrival of your baby, new questions and doubts are likely to arise daily. Many of... Read More

Human Birth Rights in a Pandemic

Author: Debs Neiger Independent Midwife   Many of us don’t think about pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period as being inextricably connected to Human Rights. We take for granted that... Read More
Human Birth Rights in a Pandemic
Pregnancy during COVID-19

Pregnancy during COVID-19

Many women and their families are concerned about how the strain on the HSE and the advice to socially distance themselves will affect their care during pregnancy. Whereas it is... Read More

Self-care after the birth of your baby

The time following the birth of your baby can be one of stark contrasts. On one hand you can feel elated, empowered and in love with your newborn and, on the other, you may feel overwhelmed with the physical, mental and emotional impact of having a baby.
Self-care after the birth of your baby
Receiving a massage during your pregnancy

Receiving a massage during your pregnancy

A beautiful way to show yourself some love and self-care during pregnancy is to receive a massage. You can hire a trained therapist, get your partner on the job or enjoy some self-massage.

Many women are unsure if having a massage during their pregnancy will be safe, or even comfortable! So, let us unpick it for you and help put your mind to rest.

Self-care in Pregnancy

Bubble baths are nice and have a place, but self-care is about so much more! Nurturing, protecting and looking after yourself during your pregnancy can not only help you enjoy... Read More
Self-care in Pregnancy