The Socially Accepted Violence Against Pregnant and Labouring Women

By Samantha Thurlby-BrooksToday Amnesty International and One Billion Rising are campaigning together for women’s rights. They are encouraging everyone across the world to support the elimination of violence against women and girls. I think in the light of recent events, such as the horrific Delhi gang rape that happened in December 2012, this day is much needed. We usually think
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How to help protect your perineum during childbirth

The main benefits of the perineal massage are psychological. It’s great to get your mind understanding that your body is changing. It’s not the same as it was nine months ago. To birth a baby nine months ago wouldn’t be nice, but now, at the end of your pregnancy, your body has changed and adapted to open up easily for
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