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?
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 labor. Together with her partner, she took a course in hypnobirthing.
Hypnobirthing: How I tried a new birthing technique
From skeptical to sold on hypnobirthing, Cat learned new tools to overcome her first traumatic labor and make the birth of her second child awesome.
A birth story from 1919, jotted down by a proud new father
What was it like to become a dad almost 100 years ago? Read this fantastic birth story from the early 1900s.
Birth story: How I gave birth in the car
We’d just merged onto the highway when I screamed at my partner that the head was coming. How the f#&k was I supposed to get my pants 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 this thrilling story about an unplanned home birth.
Kegel exercises for new moms
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 Program for new moms.