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Month: September 2017

Homebirth Hypnobirths … we are in ROYAL Tunbridge Wells, after all!

Homebirth Hypnobirths … we are in ROYAL Tunbridge Wells, after all!

The media’s reporting that The Duchess of Cambridge wants a home birth this time around. I’ve no idea whether this is actually the case or not, but it’s sounds quite probable given that she’s had (as far as we know) 2 straightforward births using hypnobirthing techniques already and this option is recommended by NICE and supported by evidence. In this post I’m talking about birth and choices in a situation where the mum and baby are healthy and coping well……

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The Birth of Maya

The Birth of Maya

Anna shares her story of the cathartic birth of Maya at Crowborough Birth Centre this weekend … “Having had a wobbly few days as the end of pregnancy drew near I felt a refreshed calm and stillness descending. Was relieved to identify unmistakable ‘show’ while in the toilets at a toddler distraction activity (trampoline park – his heaven) on Friday morning. Cramps were evident and increasing. So excited! After a trip to the birth centre confirmed my waters were in…

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