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Promoting Spontaneous Labour

Promoting Spontaneous Labour

If you are facing the prospect of medical induction, we understand this can be a very stressful time. Although we do recognise that induction can be a very necessary procedure to ensure the health of you and your baby, we … Continue reading

Posted on April 1, 2019

What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

The word ‘doula’ (pronounced ‘doo-la’) is a Greek word meaning ‘woman servant or caregiver’. More recently, it refers to someone who offers emotional and physical support to a woman and her partner before, during and after childbirth. In Ireland a … Continue reading

Posted on March 16, 2019

Pregnancy Acupuncture

Pregnancy Acupuncture

Pregnancy Acupuncture with Clare Foley Acupuncture has become a hugely popular therapy to support pregnancy, labour and postpartum health in recent years. Every woman wants her pregnancy to go smoothly and acupuncture is a great way to regulate and optimize … Continue reading

Posted on March 15, 2019

Breastfeeding through illness

Breastfeeding through illness

While becoming ill while breastfeeding can be exhausting and an additional worry, it is generally fine to nurse through most common illnesses. Always, if you are worried consult your GP, but in the vast majority of illnesses, it is fine … Continue reading

Posted on February 26, 2019