Labour

Pregnant woman on swiss ball

Sharing birth stories

I didn't anticipate the need to share the details of giving birth, but the need to share is as overwhelming as the need to push.

Raise your pain threshold for labour

Your pain threshold can depend on a range of psychological factors like perception, environment and education.

Natural pain relief in labour

There are a number of natural pain relief options to help you cope until you are admitted to hospital in labour.

Will you get to the hospital on time?

Worrying that your baby will be delivered by the side of the road en route to hospital is a common concern. So how likely are you to get caught short?

Aftermath of traumatic birth

Unconscious when her son was born, Shona was shocked to see 'resuscitation of infant' on her hospital invoice.