Understandably, this is the most frequently requested question by women, and the answer is a simple one-worded YES! Yes, yoga is very safe to do while pregnant. Yoga is now recommended by the government as a safe and helpful exercise for pregnant women. There are some fitness programs that require previous experience or that you […]
What Should You Know About Water Births?
One of the most popular topics among expectant mothers is water birth. They have heard of its benefits, including less stressful labour. A mother could give birth in either a water-filled deep bath or birthing pool, which can take place in your home, hospital, birthing centre and even in a river or the sea. While […]
What can Yoga do for Birth?
Yoga practice doesn’t guarantee you the birth you want, But… […]
Why sitting correctly during pregnancy matters.
Learning to sit without supported back can be very beneficial as on a birthing ball. But if you have bad habits of slouching then that actually makes the birthing ball or bar stool more of a problem rather than a solution. […]
The Due Date saga.
So when the cocktail of baby hormones, mother’s hormones start to align, then birth initiates. For some women it starts around 36 weeks for some it could be a little later than 42 weeks. […]
Ina May Gaskin and her “Sphincter law”
The cervix cannot open and close like the anus. However, the idea that dilation may reverse is a possibility that has been documented. […]
How do we get fat? You ask.
In this story of fatal attraction, there are two suitors and one princess. The handsome hunk is called muscle tissue and the ugly ogre is called fat tissue. The princess is sweet and delicious (even a slice of wholemeal toast eventually breaks down to sugar!). […]
Sounds and Emotions
There are many cultures where women collectively sing to encourage the birthing mother to sign along. Guess what singing does? […]
That sacred space you can call your own.
Here I am sharing my personal space with you, in the hope that these real moments in our lives will displace the hyper smooth, hyper finished reality that vulnerable new mothers are subjected to in today’s digital connections. […]
Do you fear meditation?
On average, 70% of adults when polled to see if they would like to do more meditation answer yes, but approximately only 6% of them actually find the time and inclination to engage in it. […]