Do you often find yourself pushing aside your most exciting dreams, in an attempt to please other people or to do what is expected of you? Have you been thinking about Hypnobirthing for a while, but come up against resistance from well-meaning friends or family members - maybe even your own partner - who wonder what the hell you're on about now?!...
It makes my blood boil when women come to me feeling anxious and concerned, saying they've been told they have to do this or they must do that - NO! It's your body and your baby - you decide! You absolutely have the right to say no, and saying it once should be enough!
Whether you are planning to give birth to your baby at home, in a Birth Centre/Midwife Led Unit (MLU), or indeed in your local hospital, you may like to consider using a birth pool. They are now widely available and the relaxing effects of the warm water can make a huge difference in reducing discomfort and helping you to achieve a drug-free labour and birth.
Read on to discover my top 5 reasons to consider using a birth pool!