What is meant by holding space in the terms of doula support? Keep reading to find out how I can hold space for you.
Today is the last in the series of 6 pregnancy yoga sessions. This week you can relax, lie down and listen to the words. I will read a beautiful script to relax your mind and body. At the end there is a section on positive birth affirmations. I hope you get the chance to follow these, and afterwards to make some of your own and use during your pregnancy and birth.
Today’s pregnancy yoga taster is the seated sequence. This is part 5 of 6 videos in the set. This section can be practiced after the warm up, all fours, kneeling, and standing sequence, to form part of a longer practice or just with the warm up. Next time we’ll finish up with a lovely relaxing savasana.
Once labour begins the early phase can go on for days, and birth can seem like a long way off. If you want to hurry things along I’ve listed some tips that might help, however babies generally come when they’re ready! If you’re in the hospital you may start feeling the pressure from your health care provider to start augmentation or even at home you can start to get tired or simply want to get things moving along. Please take a look at the tips and give a few of them a try if you need to
Today’s pregnancy yoga taster is the standing sequence. This section can be practiced after the warm up, all fours and kneeling sequences to form part of a longer practice or just with the warm up.
Today is the third video in our set of 6, it’s the kneeling section, as part of our pregnancy yoga routine. You can now practice all 3 in a row or just try this one for now.
There’s loads of myths out there and lots of people will try and give you advice on what to do and what not to do. You don’t need to listen to anyone else, you will find a style of parenting that suits your family over time. If you want some support please look for evidence based information, not just people’s opinion and you may want to consider hiring a postnatal doula.
Today we have a pregnancy yoga sequence on all fours. You can link this to my last warm up video, which I posted 2 weeks ago. This is part 2 of 6 video’s. At the end you can make up one long pregnancy yoga practice for yourself, enjoy!
How to tell if you’re in established labour, without consenting to a vaginal examination. There are lots of ways to check stages of labour without resorting to an unwanted internal examination. Here I have listed a few of the ways to know how labour is progressing.