Benefits

  • Reduce or eliminate fear
  • Produce pervasive relaxation
  • Significantly diminish or eliminate the need for medication; thereby eliminating its risks and post-delivery effects for both mother and child
  • Increase the rate of spontaneous vaginal birth, reducing the need for intervention
  • Shorten the period of labour; by reducing anxiety during each stage
  • Make it possible the management and control of sensations of discomfort
  • Promote a steady recovery
  • Foster and increase positive emotions during the entire birth process
  • Help you create of an experience which has positive memories attached
  • Reduce incidence of post-natal depression
  • Stimulate and maintain a strong energy level into the post-delivery phase
  • Promote lactation for breast-feeding
  • Calmer, more laid-back baby

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Katie's Birth Quote

I was barely monitored as I was sent for a walk, which suited as I was feeling very nauseous, and when I returned I was having 1 minute contractions with 1 minute breaks and retrospectively was clearly in transition. (Had) Nothing at all not even Gas and Air. After I returned from the walk, I...

Katie, 2nd baby

Sarah's birth quote

Josh and I had a great experience and managed a rather quick labour and short stay in hospital, everything we wanted out of the experience.  The baby was a bit shocked by the speed but was fine after a little help from the midwives.  We are all home and settling into life as a little...

Sarah and Josh, 1st baby