How accurate is my due date? 3 key facts about due dates you need to know

how accurate is my due date from 12 week scan

Decoding Your Due Date: how accurate is my due date? So you have missed a period (or maybe you haven’t even missed your period yet), and you have taken a pregnancy test and seen those magical pink lines, blue cross or beautiful work ‘pregnant’. But where do you go from there? How far along in […]

Incredible natural pain relief for labour – comb for labour pain

using a comb for natural pain relief for labour

Combating Contractions: Can a Comb really provide natural pain relief for Labor? Labor pain. It’s something most pregnant women think about, hoping for ways to manage it effectively. Whilst medical drug based options are available, many women hope to use more natural alternatives for a more hollistic approach with natural pain relief for labour. Even […]

The benefits of drinking Raspberry Leaf Tea in Pregnancy

Raspberry leaf tea in pregnancy. Warm tea decoction of raspberry leaves for women's health in female hands

Raspberry Leaf Tea in Pregnancy? As we head into the autumn months I start to dream about snuggling up in a good cardigan, under a blanket with a warm cup of tea. However, if you are pregnant, no matter the time of year, you have probably had someone tell you you should be snuggling down […]

Can eating dates help with labour?

can dates help labour

You may have heard that eating dates help with labour, maybe you have assumed it is an old wives tale? Well, shockingly, there is actually lots of really great evidence that eating dates in pregnancy can help with labour! Let’s break it down: The guidelines from one study found that eating 6-8 dates per day […]

Gas and Air at East Surrey Hospital suspended July 2023

Using gas and air at east surrey hospital

**Update September 2023*** GAS AND AIR IS NOW BACK IN USE AT EAST SURREY HOSPITAL ** August 2023** UPDATE There are now plans in place for the suspension of Gas and Air to be lifted by the end of September, no solid date yet but I will update here if a date is published. **July […]

Morning Sickness Remedies: Coping in the 1st Trimester

Pregnant lady has morning sickness

Why I am having morning sickness? The first trimester is a remarkable time as your body adjusts to the incredible journey of growing a new life within you. While it is a joyous experience, morning sickness can sometimes put a damper on the excitement. In this blog post, we will explore the causes of morning […]

The Calm Mama Collective Community Space – affordable antenatal classes in Reigate from £50

affordable antenatal classes in reigate

At Calm Mama Collective, we firmly believe that every individual deserves access to proper antenatal education, regardless of their financial circumstances. We understand that the cost of antenatal classes can pose a barrier for many families, potentially leaving them vulnerable to difficult birth experiences. To address this issue, we have created the Calm Mama Collective […]

Giving birth in Coulson – what are my 3 options

Entrance to East Surrey, one of the options of places you can give birth in Coulsdon

Congratulations on your pregnancy! As you enter this exciting phase, it’s important to know that you have the ability to make choices that will shape your birthing experience. In this blog post, we’ll explore the options available for you giving birth in Coulsdon, Surrey, and how you can make this importance decision about where to […]

Celebrities hypnobirthing – who used hypnobirthing and why

kate middleton pregnant talking about hypnobirthing

  Hypnobirthing, a natural childbirth technique that uses self-hypnosis and relaxation techniques to manage pain and anxiety during labour, has gained popularity among expectant mothers over the years. Not only is it a great alternative or addition to traditional pain relief methods, for many celebrities hypnobirthing is a must when preparing for childbirth. Celebrities Hypnobirthing […]

The ultimate gift list for the pregnant woman in your life

This luxury gift list gives you gift ideas for any pregnant person in your life for the ultimate Christmas present. With Christmas approaching it is time to think of the perfect present for the pregnant person in your life. Whether you are after a luxury gift, a gift for your friend, your wife or your […]

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