Helpful tips for recovering from an Episiotomy

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When Abbey gave birth to Lilah, she turned to me and asked why I didn’t warn her that labour and birth would be like it was, but I don’t think that anyone or anything can prepare you for the experience. From the early days of pregnancy with sickness and nausea, then having irritated and stretched skin, to perineal swelling and bruising and cracked nipples after birth, motherhood can be tough, especially if you have had interventions too. One thing that… Continue Reading “Helpful tips for recovering from an Episiotomy”

Techniques for having a more comfortable birth

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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”