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Benefits of Antenatal Education – For Pregnant Women & People

Benefits of Antenatal Education There is a failing in our school system, and it is that despite all of the sex education and reproductive biology that we may have all had to giggle through, there is nothing – and I mean nothing – on birth itself, beyond the fact that the baby comes out [...]

By |2020-09-23T12:07:42+01:00September 7th, 2020|Benefits of Antenatal Education, News|0 Comments

Tearing through evidence: The OASI Bundle

What is OASI? The Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries (OASI) Bundle is a group of interventions which aims to reduce the number of injuries up to and into the anal sphincter which can happen during a vaginal birth. It was created in an attempt to reduce the average rate of OASI in the UK, which [...]

By |2020-08-21T17:19:36+01:00August 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Autism in Birth

Emma Durman and Hayley Morgan both presented a small snapshot of their work at Let’s Talk Birth 2019. Their keynote discussion was surrounding Autistic Women and the pregnancy and labour experience. Zoe Wright from the Real Birth Company asked them both to write a short blog on the importance of understanding the different sensory experience [...]

By |2020-08-21T16:49:40+01:00August 8th, 2019|News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Autism in Birth

Practical wisdom from a maternity nurse

This September, our friends at Orphans Publishing are excited to be releasing respected maternity nurse Fiona Cooke's guide to the early days with a newborn baby: A Helpful Guide to a Happy Baby: Practical Wisdom from a Maternity Nurse for 0-3 months. The good news is if you can’t make the launch in London (Waterstones [...]

By |2020-08-21T17:21:49+01:00September 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Practical wisdom from a maternity nurse

An Insight Into Fatherhood

It isn’t completely uncommon to hear an expecting father say ‘There’s not much for me to do until the baby is two or three anyway.’ It’s a disheartening assumption. Not only for his partner and unborn child, but for him as well. There is so much a father can do with his child before the [...]

By |2020-08-21T16:50:18+01:00August 16th, 2018|News|Comments Off on An Insight Into Fatherhood

What is a water birth like?

A water birth is something that a lot of expecting mums are starting to consider putting into their birth plans. There are many mums-to-be who are looking for natural ways to relieve discomfort during labour and birth, and water-birthing is something that evidence shows us can and often does help with this. Labouring and birthing [...]

By |2020-08-21T16:50:27+01:00August 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on What is a water birth like?

Welcome to our latest arrival!

Rachel Wood is joining our Real Birth team as a wellness coach and oil educator. She is going to teach our lovely families all about the benefits of using oils and how to do it properly, and safely. Growing up in a house of alternative health defined Rachel’s future without her realising it at the [...]

By |2020-08-21T16:50:41+01:00July 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Welcome to our latest arrival!

What is a positive birth?

“Giving birth should be your greatest achievement not your greatest fear” - Jane Weideman We talk a lot about positive birth experiences. It’s the foundation of our company, and we strongly believe it’s attainable for every mum-to-be! There are many misconceptions about what a positive birth experience is. A lot of people think that it [...]

By |2020-08-21T16:50:58+01:00July 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on What is a positive birth?
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