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.

3 Weeks Pregnant

3 Weeks Pregnant

"It’s time to sound the drum roll. Your 3 weeks pregnant. This is the week your baby is conceived! If you have been trying to conceive you will have earmarked the magic four days this week which will give you your best chance of success. You have made love on some (or maybe all!) of those days… so when is the magic moment?" This article by Yvette Barton gives in depth information on the third week of pregnancy. Find out more...

The First Time I Met You

The First Time I Met You

"In November 2009 when my oldest daughter was five years old and in her last year of daycare, the children in her class became interested in birth. The teachers, seeing a chance to explore this with them, asked the parents to write about the first time they had met their child. The aim was to make a book the children could share, filled with stories that were all about them. While most of the stories were about birth itself, Finlay’s story was unique." Find out more...

The Agonies and the Ecstasies: My Breastfeeding Story

The Agonies and the Ecstasies: My Breastfeeding Story

"My mother breastfed my three siblings and myself. I was 11 when my brother was born and as she fed him till he was almost 4, breastfeeding was a natural, normal part of our lives. When I became pregnant for the first time, a little over three years ago there was no doubt in my mind that I would breastfeed my baby. I mean another option didn’t even enter my head." This article by Naomi Homel talks about her experiences with breastfeeding. Find out more...

Creating Space for India

Creating Space for India

"The front room in our home is my yoga room it's where I keep all my yoga books, my mat and yoga props. It gets the best light and breeze in the house and it's where I prepare my yoga lessons and meditate. When I decided to have my baby at home I knew I wanted it in this room. We were told we were having a girl and she was due to be born on April 19th." This article tells the homebirth story of India. Find out more...

Your Beautiful Pregnant Body

Forum Feature - Your Beautiful Pregnant Body

How did you/do you feel about your body in pregnancy? As you see your tummy growing and your body changing what thoughts do you have? How about after you have given birth - what do you feel about your body that has brought new life to this world? Join in the conversation...