Seven months previously, our niece and her husband had moved to Barbados to live. We were so happy when the e-mail came from Emma to say she was pregnant and delighted that Em said that ‘our names were on one of the bedrooms door’.
Research has identified that over 85% of women having a normal birth suffer some perineal trauma. My experience as a midwife has found that women are keen to reduce the likelihood of tears to the perineum,
Burning led me to think of burns and wounds and the healing power of vegetable oils. One important oil being avocado (Persea Gratissima) oil, which has been used for its healing qualities for wounds. My life has certainly changed now, as I live in England, but in the eighties, I had moved to Pietermaritzburg, South […]
It is a known fact that very few babies are born on their due date. Because of this pregnant ladies are advised to have their bags packed and ready to go. It is very tempting to pack every thing,
I love it when a baby reacts with the peek a boo game. They all have such lovely laughs that it makes me laugh. Young, old, female and male are mesmerised by the very endearing first smiles