Pregnancy – Giving Birth

Mind over Matter Find out how hypno-birthing can alleviate childbirth pain Hypno-birthing, also known as The Mongan Method, was created by Marie Mongan M.Ed., M.Hy. (a certified hypno-anesthesiologist) as a unique method of relaxed, natural childbirth that is enhanced by hypnotism techniques. Hypno-birthing emphasises simple yet specific self-hypnosis, relaxation and breathing techniques for better birth. [...]
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Pregnancy – First to Ninth Month

1st Trimester Activities You can prepare for labour, even in your first trimester! Keep on moving In the first trimester, it is normal for women to be clouded by fatigue. So exercise may not be the first thing on your mind. But according to personal trainer, Sam Etches, keeping active in your first trimester can [...]

Getting Pregnant – Sharing Stories

Wanting to be a mother should not ever be allowed to destroy a woman's life. Yet, it almost ruined Martina Devlin, who chronicles her nightmare in The Hollow Heart. Martina was in her early 30s when she married Brandan, her second husband with whom she had been desperately in love. Theirs seemed like the perfect match, [...]

Are you ready for being a parent

Parenthood is a life-long commitment that takes up a lot of your time and money. Yet, many parents that we speak to would not trade the experience for anything else. How do you know you're ready to make the jump from couplehood to parenthood? We ask parents for their take on parenting and this is [...]