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Hypnobirthing may be calm, but it is not quiet.

Hypnobirthing is calm but not as you know it. How calm can give you your voice. You’re about to give birth.  How do you think you are going to be?  Quiet, noisy? What would you prefer?  To be calm on the inside but noisy on the outside, or calm on the outside but noisy on…

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Birth Meditation

Birth Meditation by Sophie Fletcher at Mindful Mamma UK I wrote this birth meditation a few years ago after I attended a retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh, a well known Buddhist monk. He’s written a very beautiful pebble meditation which I do sometimes with my children, but which I’ve adapted for pregnancy. I just thought…

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If I didn’t know I was pregnant would I have a pain free labour?

Can you really have a pain free labour? by Sophie Fletcher Many years ago I met a friend of my husband who was 24 and had a 10 year old daughter. The story goes that her mum phoned her dad in the pub and asked him to come home because Anna was having a baby.…