...because the placenta has to come out too 😆
About monitoring heartbeats and birth plans that don’t work out
find out how you might decide on your place of birth
sometimes you have to change your birth plan to adapt to the circumstances
This is an amazing story to motherhood via IVF. Listening to Claire talk about her pregnancies and births will uplift anyone who is currently pregnant or on an IVF journey
Considering a waterbirth? You might like this story
This is a hard one to plan, but when baby is well aligned anything is possible!
Heard about gravity and all fours positions? Yes, they are fantastic, but not always. Baby needs to be engaged!
Mobility in the sacrum is fundamental to functional birthing. In this birth it was particulary important for the sacrum to move. I use Aromatherapy, Massage and Movement to soften the tissues for birth. You then need to choose a birth position that allows for a free sacrum. Read my blog post 'Free all sacra' to learn more.
I encourage breath led movement for my clients. It's just fantastic birth preparation. As a yoga teacher, all of my movement routines are based on yoga. Read my blog post 'Yoga and Massage to prepare for birth' where I explain how Yoga and Massage are the perfect way to prepare yourself for giving birth.
And why moving in pregnancy is important.
A transverse lie when I didn't know what I know now.
Learn what I would do if I was faced with the same situation now.
How baby Indie was born
Gemma recognised herseelf in the story about the side lying release and came on to tell us Indie's birth story from her own perspective.
This is a must watch for anyone prepariing to give birth.
I would give different advice today!
Be proactive about your baby's presentation! Contact me if you need help.
Practicing Yoga in labour is the thread that connects these three births.