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Perineal tears: What you need to know

Midwife Beth Ryan explains what causes tearing during birth, the different degrees of perineal tear and what you can do to help your poor lady bits heal. Read more.

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14 postpartum essentials every mum needs

Postpartum care is vital, yet it can be easily forgotten amongst the excitement of a new baby. Here are 14 postpartum essentials to help with your recovery.

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Postpartum nutrition for vegan moms

Don’t eat animal products? Balancing your postpartum nutrition requirements can be tough for vegan moms. Learn more about vegan nutrition during postpartum here.

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How to get over fear of birth

Due date fast approaching, mama? Midwife Beth Ryan shares her advice on how to feel more confident and less fearful of childbirth.

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Caesarean Birth: What you need to know

Whether you’re planning an elective c-section or wanting to know why an emergency cesarean might occur, midwife Beth Ryan explains everything you need to know.

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The benefits of delayed cord clamping

Waiting a while before cutting your umbilical cord after birth is known as ‘delayed cord clamping’. Read this article to learn what it’s all about.

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How long does postpartum bleeding last?

Wondering what to expect with postpartum bleeding? How long it lasts, why it happens and when to get it checked out? Read this article to learn it all.

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Why we need to share our birth stories

Childbirth is meant to be ‘magical’ but 1 in 3 women walk away with birth trauma. Sharing our birth stories may be one way to heal. Learn more.

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Motherhood Uncut: Ceri

For Ceri David, writing down her birth story has helped her heal. We hope her story helps other women who have experienced birth trauma too.

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She Births classes: worth the hype?

Looking for an antenatal class that covers EVERYTHING about pregnancy, the stages of labour, birth & early parenting? Here’s what to expect from She Births classes.

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Calm Birth class: False advertising or legit?

Feel sceptical about the idea of having a ‘calm’ birth? We felt the same. But a Calm Birth class actually has a lot to offer. Learn more about this antenatal class.

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Do hospital birth classes cover enough?

Hospital antenatal classes cover a lot of what you need to know about the stages of labour & birth. They’re like a fun field trip, but with more vagina talk.

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What to expect from a HypnoBirth class

Looking into antenatal classes? Hypnobirthing is a popular choice among mums who want an intervention-free birth. Read all about what to expect.

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Recovering from a vaginal birth

Midwife Beth Ryan explains all you need to know about healing your lady bits after a vaginal birth in the postpartum period. Learn more.

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The postpartum check up every woman needs

We spoke to women’s health physio Brooke Blair about why seeing a women’s health physio is truly the postpartum check up every woman needs. Read more.

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How to plan for your postpartum

Postpartum doula Amy Pasfield shares some excellent advice with us on how to plan for your postpartum. Read more.

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12 ways you can help a new mama out

Moms can struggle to ask for help with what they really need. Here are a few ways to help a new mom friend out during their postpartum. Read more.

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Which birth class should you take?

How do you choose the antenatal class that’s right for you? Here’s a handy list of some of the main antenatal classes you can attend during pregnancy.

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Why does labour hurt so f*cking much?

There’s no avoiding the fact that ejecting a human from your body hurts – a lot. But as much birthing & labor pain sucks, it’s actually a good thing. Hear us out.

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How do you know when you’re in labour?

Approaching or passed your due date and wondering when your baby will arrive? Midwife Aliza Carr explains seven signs of labour so you know when birth is about to go down.

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Drug options for labour pain management

Concerned about labor pains? Midwife & personal trainer Bernadette Lack shares the inside scoop about pharmaceutical labor pain management options.

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How to meal prep for your postpartum

Get the freezer ready! Postpartum doula Naomi Chrisoulakis reveals how you can meal prep to maximize your postpartum nutrition with minimal effort.