The “golden hour” after birth – three things you need to know

It’s called the “golden hour” and it’s the immediate hour after birth. Depending on where you give birth – and if you or your baby has any complications – spending the first hour bonding with your new little love is something that you should definitely talk about with your midwife, …

Five things to say if your friends/family are opposed to your home birth plan

You and your partner have decided to have a home birth. Hurray! We LOVE home birth and home birthing mamas. However, in our experience, deciding to have a home birth can sometimes bring up uncomfortable conversations with family and friends who are, ahem, less than supportive. If you are planning …