Ask any women planning a home birth and they will tell you that there seems to a universal response “You must be Crazy!” I was asked to speak at the Manchester Home Birth Conference recently where we found out that having a planned Home birth means the midwives come to you when you are in labour, they stay and support you and carry everything that is needed for a safe birth!
Here at UK Birth Centres we are experts in preparing women for birth and would love the opportunity to help you get ready for your birth. On Saturday 20th of June two of our very experienced midwives will be offering a free Natural Birth Preparation Day.
On Saturday 6th June from 11.00am until 2.00pm, we are teaming up with the Zenchi Clinic to offer you a free Natural Birth Preparation Day. We will condense our expertise into 3 hours covering topics such as water birth, optimal positioning, Rebozzo and labour massage hypnobirthing, breathing and relaxation. Our aim is that you leave the day excited about your birth.
To celebrate International Day of the Midwife, UK Birth Centres have teamed up with The Healthy Spirit in Didsbury to provide you with a very exciting opportunity.
As I reflect on the recent births I have attended, I am struck by the powerful belief the Mothers had that they could give birth and in each case they did without any intervention and it was a privilege for me to witness this. It was no coincidence though that these births went well let me explain!
Here at UK Birth Centres we provide individualised care for you throughout pregnancy and birth allowing time for us to get to know each other what makes you a unique and amazing individual!
Raspberry leaf tea has been used for birth preparations for decades, as it is thought to tone the uterus in preparation for labour. I thought it would be helpful therefore for me to outline some thoughts for you to consider.
Water birth enables women to give birth in the way their bodies were designed.
“We were not designed to give birth under water!” I can hear you say!
Ina May Gaskin, the mother of modern midwifery, has coined a term called “The Sphincter Law”. The Sphincter Law states: