Resources

Find a great collection of helpful and insightful resources below. Click the menus to expand.

  1. Using your birth ball

  2. Visual for using your birth ball

  3. Spinning babies
    Wonderful for optimal fetal positioning. It’s also a great resource for any muscular or ligament pain, and has some great tips for using your birth ball.

  4. Birthing Pool

  5. Massage for Birth – video

•The Positive Birth Book – Milli Hill

•The Little Book of Self-care for New Mums – Beccy Hands and AlexisStickland

•The Wonder Weeks – by Frans Plooij, Hetty van de Rijt, Xaviera Plas

•Secrets Of The Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect and Communicate with your Baby – Tracey Hogg

•The Gentle Sleep Book- Sarah Ockwell Smith (this is great for both parents to understand normal infant sleep, this saved my sanity!!)The Positive Birth Book – Milli Hill

•The Little Book of Self-care for New Mums – Beccy Hands and AlexisStickland

•The Wonder Weeks – by Frans Plooij, Hetty van de Rijt, Xaviera Plas

•Secrets Of The Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect and Communicate with your Baby – Tracey Hogg

•Men, Love & Birth- Mark Harris

•Fatherhood: The Truth – Marcus Berkmann

This is also a great read…

AIMs (Association of Improvements in Maternity Services)
Positive Birth Movement, to find your local PBM meeting
Tommy’s (pregnancy and birth charity)
NCT: A Guide to Labour
Birth Bag
Doula UK offers Birth and Postnatal Doula support services for up to the first year