Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

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Our website is an up to date and extensive source of information on pregnancy, birth, parenting and breastfeeding. You'll be able to find lots of information on midwifery care, pre-conception care, pregnancy, birth, waterbirth, homebirth, vaginal birth after caesarean, postnatal care and breastfeeding. Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond provides private midwifery services, quality childbirth education and lactation consultations.

Rh Negative Blood and Pregnancy

Rh Negative Blood and Pregnancy

"As soon as your pregnancy is confirmed your midwife or doctor will recommend blood tests to determine your immunity to various illnesses, as well as your overall health, your blood type and your Rh factor. Not everybody knows what their blood type is as it generally doesn’t affect us in a day-to-day sense. However in pregnancy it becomes important, as does the knowledge of whether you are Rh positive or negative." This article by Anna Russell talks all about Rh negative blood in pregnancy. Find out more...

Preparing

Forum Feature - Preparing for Labour in the Last Weeks of Pregnancy

"You may feel a mix of emotions when you are nearing the end of your pregnancy. Excitement and a deep desire to finally meet your baby. Concern about how you will adapt to becoming a mother for the first time or how you will manage your growing family. You may be looking forward to no longer having the discomforts of the third trimester or you may worry about missing your growing bump." Join in the conversation...

How to use the Holo Lilo in pregnancy

How to use the Holo Lilo in pregnancy

All the useful information for how to use your Holo Lilo during pregnancy. Find out more...

A Labour of Love

Product Feature - A Labour of Love Two Book Package

"This book presents information in an empowering and honest way written from the eclectic experiences of Gabrielle who has worked as a Doula and independent childbirth educator for 20 years. As a mother of three children, all naturally birthed in the water, Gabrielle has a wealth of experience and knowledge which she shares in this unique book." Find the full product details here!

Learning Through Play

Forum Feature - Learning Through Play

"Both research and experience show that the very best way for children to learn is through play. Children's brains are often referred to as sponge-like; they absorb what is all around them naturally, without needing to be in a formal learning/teaching environment. The natural world is perhaps a child's most appropriate and wonderful classroom with an unlimited end of resources and unrivalled learning opportunities." Join in the conversation...