The Ice Class: coping with Labour and Birth

How much will the birthing process hurt? Is labour really painful, and if so, how much? Will I be able to cope? In my Pregnancy Yoga and Birth Preparation classes, I encourage women to amass a rich collection of coping strategies for birth. I stress that birth – and especially a first birth – can take many hours, and so lots of different tools may prove useful. A warm bath or pool may be great for a few hours, but later chanting, dancing or massage might work better. One of my favourite birth preparation activities is handling ice cubes. This is a safe way playfully to experiment with strong physical sensations

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My Vision Board for 2020
Vision Board

My Vision Board for 2020

Yesterday I made my third Vision Board. The first one was instrumental in my decision to change my life and become a Yoga teacher. Last year I focused on lots…

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Reflexology for Menopause Symptoms: Can it help?
Reflexology in Billericay, Essex

Reflexology for Menopause Symptoms: Can it help?

Hot flushes, night sweats, sleep problems, mood swings, weight gain, reduced sex drive …. The symptoms of menopause and perimenopause go on and on! Millions of women struggle with troublesome…

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