POSTED ON February 11, 2016

Do you ever wish babies come with a manual? Well, although they don’t come out with a 100 page book, they do actually tell you what it is they need. You just need to understand what they’re saying. Priscilla Dunstan has a photographic memory for sound. She discovered that her baby was using the same sounds for particular needs, but
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POSTED ON January 25, 2016

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Ina May Gaskin Reviewed by Samantha Thurlby-Brooks Oh how I love this book! I much prefer this book to Spiritual Midwifery, only because it’s more readable for everyday women without the trippy language that was used in Spiritual Midwifery. I love Ina May’s term ‘Sphincter Law’ p.170 and all that it means. I think
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POSTED ON January 25, 2016

Homebirth – I did it! Hi Sam, I hope you have settled back down in the uk and things are moving along positively for you. I was happy to see a new clinic post on Facebook a wee while back! Finally I am sitting here to share with you the promised birth story of my amazing homebirth! On Friday at
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POSTED ON June 1, 2015

By Samantha Thurlby-Brooks Here is a non-judgemental guide to the risks & benefits of the most common medical obstetric drugs and procedures used during childbirth. I’ve not included caesareans here as I’ll be writing another, more in depth, post about that. It’s important to be educated on the benefits and risks of medical procedures during childbirth so if faced with a situation
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POSTED ON May 29, 2015

The truth about prostaglandin gel labour induction. Misoprostol is NOT licensed in the UK for labour induction. It comes with serious risks to mother & baby. There are other drugs that are less risky…
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