Essential childbirth skills

Essential childbirth skills

Giving birth is NOT a dentist appointment. Your baby is working to be born and you have to do the activity of giving birth with your baby. Giving birth is the job mothers-to-be do. Giving birth is how mothers-to-be become mothers. You move from being pregnant to giving birth….

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Building families with childbirth skills

Building families with childbirth skills

Let’s think backward through the past few generations and ask … ‘what was the birth paradigm at that time?’

Well, even in traditional cultures today the paradigm is simple … whatever happens in birth is normal and natural even if unpleasant or wonderful

In modern societies when maternity care became scientific…

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How to prepare for childbirth

How to prepare for childbirth

Pregnancy has only one conclusion – childbirth. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, if you are pregnant now, you will give birth within the year. This means ALL pregnant women are part of an exclusive group. You’re in it or you’re out. This is a perfect…

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Childbirth skills AND induction

Childbirth skills AND induction

A dad sent us a story the other day. He and his wife had gone through and learned their Birthing Better skills. They were keen to use them at their birth. They had planned a natural birth in their local hospital.  Well, she went several weeks over their due…

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Childbirth preparation or childbirth education

Childbirth preparation or childbirth education

Childbirth preparation and child birth education … these are SUCH loaded yet simple phrases! With the Internet everything becomes confusing really. If you type into Google: childbirth information, childbirth education, childbirth preparation you get different websites and ads. You quickly find yourself falling down the rabbit hole of searches….

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Childbirth education material

Childbirth education material

So what exactly childbirth education materials are you using? Is Birthing Better Childbirth Preparation the only childbirth education program you are researching? Hopefully not. It’s pretty daunting isn’t it? Have you already checked out Lamaze, The Bradley Method, Active Birth, Hypnobirthing or Hypnobabies? What do you think?

 We want you…

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Birth Center and interventions

Birth Center and interventions

There will be childbirth assessments, monitoring and procedures (interventions) when you birth at a Birth Centre . You might not like them any better than if they were done in hospital. Childbirth assessments might happen. You need the birth skills to cope with them if they are unpleasant. As…

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I desperately want a VBAC

I desperately want a VBAC

Expect the best and prepare for whatever. Here’s a Truth … you didn’t get pregnant to have a vaginal birth nor a surgical one … you got pregnant to have a baby! So what does it mean for you if YOU want a vaginal birth after a Cesarean if not…

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