Archive for the 'Pregnancy and Newborns' Category

Six tips to navigate the hospital system part I

As a woman being informed and prepared is the best way to make a decision on what kind of birthing experience you would like to get with your pregnancy. To help you reach a decision we have complied some tips to guide you. We have quite a few so rather than make this an epic […]

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How to be a useful birth partner

Send this post to your birth partner and help them prepare for the big event. If you need even more help, booking into an independent birthing workshop will empower both of you. If you cannot make the birthing workshop with your parter at The elbowroom,  these are some tips to help whilst at home. Getting […]

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Sling and bling – Tips for wearing your baby

In addition to helping infants develop emotionally and socially, baby slings also meet their physical needs. Babies need and enjoy motion. In the womb, they become accustomed to the sound of mother’s heart pumping blood and to the feeling of being confined in a small space.  If you are looking for some tips or just plain […]

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Top tips for sucessful breastfeeding

We often spend so much time reading books preparing for birth far less time getting ready for breastfeeding. If you think about it we spend a few hours in labour but maybe months breastfeeding. Read this post to help get the best start and join us at our Preparing for Birth workshop. To help  you […]

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10 ways to help achieve a positive, calm and natural birth

Ok, so the bump’s in full view – making you a shinning beacon for women who want to tell you the worst birth stories ever.  How about some good news?  There is lots you can do to help bring about a natural, calm and easier birth.  Here’s a list of 10 ways to achieve a […]

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Preparing for Motherhood

At the elbowroom, we have developed a one stop shop for all our mums to be, Preparing for Motherhood.  We understand motherhood as we are mothers, mid-wives and specialist practitioners. Over the years our classes, clinics & workshops have been designed to support your needs. Fertility Services We develop a support plan for those with […]

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Get all the pregnancy support You need

Keeping your strength up during pregnancy isn’t always easy, physically and emotionally it’s a lot to deal with. Raging hormones, swollen ankles, forever hungry, fretting over finances. You really are being put through your paces. Although some sail through pregnancy and have oodles of energy and support for many, we need a helping hand. Help […]

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Preparing for Birth – picking your birth partner

Giving birth is quite the occasion, it doesn’t happen very often and lets face it, you aren’t going to be thinking straight no matter how much planning you have put in, as the pain can be a tad distracting. So it’s really helpful to have a good birth partner, who knows exactly what you want […]

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Birth plans – covering all options

Okay, so now that the bump’s in full view it’s making you a shining beacon for women who want to tell you the worst birth stories ever. How about some good news? There is a lot you can do to help bring about a natural, calm and easier birth. Many women birth in hospitals avoiding […]

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Getting latched on to breastfeeding

Becoming a new mum is a fantastic yet scary time in your life. Everyone & anyone is offering you advice, while your hormones are running wild and your brain is imploding with that overwhelming sense of responsibility.  How do you come to terms with it all, especially when you haven’t even had a good nights […]

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