FAQ on cord clamping

FAQ on cord clamping

What is Cord Clamping? Cord clamping is a where a baby’s umbilical cord is clamped and cut. Cord clamping might be done prior, during, immediately after or hours after birth, although usually takes place in the third stage of labour (for a vaginal delivery). When cord...
Natural ”drugs’ present in labour

Natural ”drugs’ present in labour

There are many different definitions for the word drug. Many women choose artificial drugs in labour (ie an epidural) probably unaware of the vast array of natural drugs your body produces in a natural, physiological birth where no chemicals are injected or absorbed...
FAQ: A guide to co-sleeping.

FAQ: A guide to co-sleeping.

(from an article by Stephanie Nakhle, who said everything I have and could say so nicely there seemed no point in rewriting it!) There is no foolproof way to guarantee a good night’s sleep when you have young children around—to be the parent of a young child is...