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Make your Resolutions Stick in 2017

The beginning of a New Year also brings new resolve to make positive changes in our lives.  Many of us set off with great intent to finally make the change we have promised ourselves every year for the past few years. So what can you do to make this the year of...

Keep Calm Christmas Countdown

Christmas can increase stress for all sorts of reasons.  Here are some hints and tips to help you keep calm during the festive season and beyond.  One too many invitations? In one Christmas episode of The Vicar of Dibley, the vicar ended up eating countless sprouts...

Building a beautiful nest – lighting

Whilst you’re are pregnant and getting ready for the birth of your baby you may well get the urge to build a safe and comfortable nest.  There are many advantages of low lighting for labour and birth.  It is believed that lower light levels contributes to comfortable...

Hypnobirthing discussion on Radio 4

Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 discussed Hypnobirthing.  It is increasingly being offered on the NHS. So what is it, how does it work, and to what extent is it any different from the breathing techniques offered in ante-natal classes? We’ll hear from...