Why reduce stress and anxiety during pregnancy? Women often feel anxious or stressed when pregnant. When being over anxious all the time the stress can affect the baby’s emotional development and wellbeing. This begins right from the start of your pregnancy. An overload of the stress hormone – cortisol – can cross from the mother’s […]
Great Tips you can use to reduce perineal tears When pregnant your body begins to get ready for the birth of your baby, hormones (progesterone and relaxin) are softening your ligaments, muscles, perineum and pelvic floor, so they can stretch. Studies have shown that over 85% of ladies who have a normal birth suffer from […]
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’.