Recognising the Signs of Labour

Every woman experiences labour differently. You may only start to realise some of the symptoms you were experiencing were labour related after you’ve actually been through it! There are however a number of tell tale signs and symptoms that happen before labour begins and during early labour. During the pre-labour and early labour phase (also[…]

Dad and Baby

Tips for Men on the Maternity Ward

First and foremost stay calm, when labour starts there’s no going back. You’re about to witness your other half do something you are never going to forget, so buckle up. Panic Pete is not welcome! Humour is welcome! Make her laugh. She may threaten to kill you stone dead, but inside she’s peeing her little[…]

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Using Drugs for pain relief in Labour – What you need to know

By Jenny Lord There are no medals for completing the marathon that is labour and birth, nor does it affect what sort of Mother you are going to be!  This post is designed to inform you about the different types of pain relief you may be offered or would like in labour, and the pros[…]