How long does labour last?

How long does labour last? What is the average time for labour & childbirth? In medical terms labour is divided into three stages: 1st stage – where your uterus and body are getting ready. Your cervix is softening and will begin to open until it is fully open (dilated). It is sometimes referred to asContinue reading “How long does labour last?”

Informed decision-making for birth

Why is Informed decision-making for birth so important? Often, pregnancy is a woman’s or pregnant person’s first significant introduction to the healthcare system. Suddenly, you have to make all sorts of decisions for you, your baby and your family unit. You’ll be faced with difficult choices around your healthcare during your pregnancy and birth. OftenContinue reading “Informed decision-making for birth”

Make some noise during childbirth

Make some noise during childbirth or not? What do you think is more helpful or beneficial for the birthing process? The Mirror, recently printed an article about a mother who had shared on social media that her doctor told her to be quiet when giving birth. She felt that that was rude, which prompted meContinue reading “Make some noise during childbirth”