Know your Maternity Rights

Newborn

Having a baby is a very special time in anyone’s life but it is worth looking up your rights before you take that step into parenthood. I have had six children and each experience was very different. When I worked for a supermarket they followed the governments maternity scheme to the letter: The first 6 weeks – 90% of full pay The next 33 weeks – £139.58 or 90% of your earnings – whichever is less The next 13 weeks –… Continue Reading “Know your Maternity Rights”

Techniques for having a more comfortable birth

Newborn

You might think that how easy or how long your labour is will be determined by factors outside of your control – the size of the baby or whether it’s your first or second child, for instance. Of course there are lots of variables, but there’s also a lot you can do to prepare yourself mentally and physically and have the most comfortable experience possible while giving birth. Here are some of the best techniques to ease the birthing experience:-… Continue Reading “Techniques for having a more comfortable birth”