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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.

Tandem Breastfeeding - After your new baby is born

Tandem Breastfeeding - After your new baby is born

"Many women will, as some point or another, experience supply issues when breastfeeding. Whether you did or not in your last pregnancy, you may well be asking yourself how you will have enough milk for two children – especially where one child will likely be consuming a lot more than the other." This article by Yvette Barton answers the frequently asked questions regarding tandem breastfeeding after your new baby is born. Find out more...

Breastfeeding Pillows

Forum Feature - Did you use a Breastfeeding Pillow?

Did you/ do you use a breastfeeding pillow? At what age of your baby/ toddler did you find this helpful? Was it better or the same compared to using cushions and pillows to support your baby? Join in the conversation...

Tandem Breastfeeding - Pregnancy

Tandem Breastfeeding - Pregnancy

"You are still blissfully breastfeeding your baby or toddler when you find out you are pregnant again. Perhaps you planned another pregnancy or perhaps it has come as a surprise. Many women in this position find themselves instantly questioning their existing breastfeeding relationship. Can you continue to breastfeed during a new pregnancy? Will doing so adversely impact your unborn baby?" This article by Yvette Barton answers all the frequently asked questions regarding tandme breastfeeding. Find out more...


Forum Feature - The Second Stage of Labour: Your Experiences

The second stage of labour is often termed the 'pushing stage' of labour, however, this in itself is debated terminology as some sources (such as Marie Mongan of Hypnobirthing fame) are of the view that women only feel an urge to push when influenced to by their caregivers and surroundings. Join in the conversation...

Entertaining Small Children on Long Journeys

Forum Feature - Entertaining Small Children on Long Journeys

Have you ever had a holiday planned or a visit to a relative organised but the journey to get there filled you with worry and dread? Small children and long journeys can be a worrying combination, however, there are things that you can do to make it easier and even enjoyable. Join in the conversation...