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The “empowering” experience of Home birth

The National Maternity Strategy (2016) recommended that women should have the option of homebirth integrated into the maternity network. Although uptake is still low across Ireland, the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in increased homebirth due to fears of catching the virus in hospitals and visiting restrictions on birth partners. Many expectant mothers are still unaware that…
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Infant Massage

Infant Massage

“Infant Massage is an art, simple but difficult and difficult because it’s simple” (Dr F. Leboyer)  Touch is perhaps our most profound sense; continuously communicating with the external world. It is through this sensory organ (the external portion of the nervous system) that we experience different types of touch and quickly interpret the messages from…
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The Journey of Fertility

The Journey of Fertility

Midwife and Fertility Therapist The statistics show that as high as one in six couples find it hard to conceive, but there is very little written about fertility in relationship to complimentary therapies. Evidence shows that a range of complementary therapies from massage to acupuncture can boost fertility and aid the often stressful journey which…
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Holistic therapeutics during pregnancy

Holistic therapeutics during pregnancy: comfort, pain and relaxation.

Pregnancy and birth are perhaps two of the most significant times in a woman’s life. No matter what the circumstances are surrounding a birth, it will be imprinted on memory for ever, as vivid as it happened yesterday.
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