What is hypnobirthing?
The increasingly popular birthing technique hypnobirthing uses positive thoughts and deep relaxation to empower you to take control of your labor and make it less painful.
Preparing for birth with hypnobirthing
Preparing for birth a second time, Klara wanted the skills to take control of her labour. Together with her partner, she took a course in hypnobirthing.
Does hypnobirthing really work?
Nicola put all of her faith in hypnobirthing to make birthing her first baby a good experience so why did she feel so let down?
Hypnobirthing: How I tried a new birthing technique
From skeptical to sold on hypnobirthing, Cat learned new tools to overcome her first traumatic labour and make the birth of her second child awesome.
Birth stories: an account written by a proud new father in 1919
What was it like becoming a parent almost 100 years ago? Read one of our fantastic birth stories, this time from the early 1900s.
Kegel exercises for new mums
Spend your time relaxing, bonding with your baby and doing Kegel exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor. This good advice comes from René Rodig’s Fitness Programme for new mums.
Birth story: how I gave birth in the car
We’d just joined the motorway when I screamed at my partner that the head was coming. How the f*ck was I supposed to get my trousers off?
Birth stories: my unplanned home birth
Amélie from France never made it to the hospital when her son Baptiste suddenly decided to be born on the sofa at home. Don’t miss a thrilling story about an unplanned home birth.