VIDEO: How to stay active in labour

Trying to stay mobile and active in labour is really important. Firstly, because gravity helps your baby move down the birth canal effectively. Secondly, because research shows that instrumental births and caesarean sections are more likely to happen if you give birth in semi-recumbent or, partly reclined positions. This video …

VIDEO: How to exercise your pelvic floor muscles

What is the pelvic floor? It consists of layers of muscles that stretch like a supportive hammock from your pubic bone to the end of your backbone.                       Why is it important? Your pelvic floor muscles are at risk of weakening during your pregnancy, due to the added weight bearing down on them from …