Upcoming Events

Yoga Birth Rehearsal with Nadia

  During this three hour Partners Yoga Birth Rehearsal with Becoming Mother's Nadia Raafat, we will journey through the template of a normal physiological birth from the onset of Labour to babe in arms and breastfeeding. As part of the birth rehearsal we will look at the following: Signs of labour, Labouring at home, Relaxation [...]

November 18th, 2017|

Mindful Birth & Parenting Lesson 1

Session 1 What is Mindfulness? How Does it Relate to Childbirth and Parenting. In this first session we will explore what Mindfulness is, what it is't, how it differs to meditation and how it can transform our experience. Because this course is about childbirth and parenting we will also explore how mindfulness can alleviate the anxieties and discomforts [...]

January 5th, 2017|

How an Unplanned Pregnancy Taught me How to Become a Mother

  When I was carrying my first pregnancy, unplanned, aged 31 years and only 18 months into a relationship - my birth preparation was more about where the baby and I would live, and how I would support us, (should my partner - suffering from acute anxiety - decide he was not ready for fatherhood) than which [...]

November 25th, 2016|

Mindful Birthing 8: The Second Stage & Birthing your Baby (Partners Welcome)

            The Second Stage of Labour has a very different feel and purpose to it. This is the time when the baby moves from the open womb into the birth canal and journies to be born. It is characterised by the fetal ejection reflex which brings with it a totally different [...]

October 27th, 2016|