Category: parenting

Are you bathing in chlorine?

Most of us know to filter our drinking water. You can smell chlorine in unfiltered tap water and often you can taste it too. But have you ever considered what effect chlorinated water has when you bathe in it? The Biocera Atozera Happy Shower is a dechlorinating shower head that uses bioceramic balls to remove…

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Giving birth in water

Whether you intend to actually give birth in water, or simply use water to help relieve the pain of contractions in the initial stages of labour; the use of a birthing pool can be highly empowering and is a very effective method of natural pain relief for labour. Nowadays, the majority of maternity units have…

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What are the stages of labour?

The stages of labour  Knowing exactly what your body goes through will help you to make informed decisions as well as preparing you for the birthing process.   The first stage  The initial stage of labour is when your cervix gradually opens. It is divided into three different stages: early labour, active labour and the…

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