Vaginal examinations, information about choices and rights

Vaginal examinations, information about choices and rights. When we hear women and people discussing their births, there are two sets of numbers we tend to hear about: Dilation* - as in how many centimetres open their cervix was at different times in their labour, and the baby’s weight. “I was 6cm at 4.30, then two [...]

By |2021-11-09T12:02:24+00:00November 27th, 2020|Library Blog|0 Comments

Your Guide to Early Pregnancy

Early Pregnancy can be an exciting yet daunting time. With an abundance of information out there and advice from various people, what information can you trust? Who should you listen to? At the Real Birth Studio, we try to cut through the mountain of information and provide you with a session that will help pull [...]

By |2021-11-09T12:34:31+00:00January 8th, 2019|Library Blog|0 Comments

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 Kings [...]

By |2021-11-09T12:41:48+00:00September 18th, 2018|Library Blog|0 Comments

Benefits of yoga in pregnancy

Pregnancy sometimes comes with a long list of associated negative complaints. Anything from a headache, nausea, backache and swelling can occur, and it is something that a lot of women feel they have to resign themselves to. There’s nothing we can do about it, right? Wrong. Granted, there are some things we can’t overcome – [...]

By |2021-11-09T12:43:50+00:00September 4th, 2018|Library Blog|0 Comments

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 |2021-11-09T12:13:02+00:00August 16th, 2018|Library Blog|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 |2021-11-09T12:45:23+00:00August 10th, 2018|Library Blog|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 |2021-11-09T12:14:22+00:00July 27th, 2018|Library Blog|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 |2021-11-09T12:14:57+00:00July 11th, 2018|Library Blog|Comments Off on What is a positive birth?

The birth of our new membership

With much excitement, we are happy to announce that we have introduced a new membership scheme to our Hereford Real Birth Studio! We have a lot of women who come to The Real Birth Studio more than once a week and we want to help them to save money. Pregnancy and birth can be an [...]

By |2021-11-09T12:15:07+00:00July 4th, 2018|Library Blog|Comments Off on The birth of our new membership

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