There is no need to rush to cut the umbilical cord after birth. The baby is born. The mother gives birth to the placenta soon thereafter. The cord is left intact. This picture was taken 24 hours after birth. The placenta is placed in a container covered with Himalayan salt. The cord goes white after …
Second Hand Gran is a new eco fashion and ethical project I have started on Instagram – @2ndhandgran – a page dedicated to recycling and reducing waste by encouraging creativity and reuse of clothing. Clothing is something that we are all consumers of. Second Hand Gran works two ways. Firstly I am an earth loving …
Women spend years learning to behave in certain ways in order to ‘fit in’ to society. Giving Birth acts as a gateway to rediscover blocked parts of the self that enable a woman to reclaim her life force.
Sometimes labour and birth can go backwards, stall or slow down when the mother is tense or frightened. It is important to meet the needs of each individual woman and birth.
Top 5 tips to prepare for pregnancy and birth tells the story of a North American Indian woman and how she gives birth in the wild to illustrate how best to prepare for the birth of a baby.
The Flow of Life expresses itself through pregnancy and birth. When this flow is thwarted or impeded, the birth is not able to follow is natural impetus and this can create internal stress.
Mother love follows on from the experience of pain during labour and birth andthe pain may be the key to the protective instinct and bonding behaviour of the mother towards her offspring