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My embarrassing kid in the supermarket story

My embarrassing kid in the supermarket story We’ve all got stories.  You know, embarrassing kids stories… those things our kids say and do which make us cringe.  Well here’s my embarrassing kid in the supermarket story from the other day. Oh Olaf, my sweet, naughty, no not naughty, amazing with a pinch of cheekiness boy……

NHS and Hypnobirthing

First we need to look at the overall picture with the NHS and Hypnobirthing. Tamara (our head Hippo) works tirelessly to raise awareness of The Wise Hippo birthing method and she’s worked with and trained LOADS of NHS midwives. I am SO delighted to be in an area where the NHS midwives are trained in…

How Sex Education on Netflix got labour wrong with Jean Milburn’s labour

Let’s talk about How Sex Education on Netflix got labour wrong with Jean Milburn’s labour I really feel that they let down older women, and possibly all pregnant women by not showing Jean Milburn educating herself about labour!    Possible spoiler alert for “sex education” if not watched all the latest series 3 As a…

Is Hypnobirthing right for me?

Questioning is Hypnobirthing right for me? or not there yet and you’re pregnant and wondering what you can do to help yourself? Underneath the excitement (or surprise or both!) you may well also be saying “I’m scared. I’m pregnant and I have no idea how the hell I’m going to give birth. Is hypnobirthing right…

Why should I care about using a Hypnobirthing coach?  Why can’t I just use the Hypnobirthing MP3s on my own?

Why should I care about using a Hypnobirthing coach?  Why can’t I just use the Hypnobirthing MP3s on my own? You may well have seen there are some programmes online which offer you hypnobirthing and you get a book and some MP3s to do yourself in your own time.  If you’re confident it can work…

BRAN vs BRAINS – So happy to see the NHS and Hypnobirthing coming together!

BRAN vs BRAINS Why I am so happy to see the NHS and Hypnobirthing coming together! Are you thinking eh?   And well you might as BRAN may be new to a lot of you.   So let me explain. Recently I was in a virtual holding room waiting for an appointment with my counsellor.   Yes I…

Hypnobirthing – a Dad’s experience to help the expectant dad

This blog is written by Neen’s husband Simon and gives a Dad’s perspective on Hypnobirthing.  Being an expectant dad can be daunting, but hypnobirthing can help too. You may well think it has nothing to do with you Dads but you’re wrong.   And it’s not just the obvious input you have!!!   “Childbirth is a…