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Think Positive!


How many of you were flooded with negative birth stories the moment you started telling people you were expecting?  What is the deal with that?! Everyone from your sister to the supermarket checkout lady can’t wait to tell you how many days they were in labour/stitches they needed/painful it was/traumatised they were etc etc etc.  

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Hands Off The Breech!


You may have seen in the press recently the suggestion by UK researchers that all mothers should be offered a scan at 36 weeks to detect whether their baby is in a breech presentation. Whilst I understand the premise behind this is to prevent potential poor outcomes for babies in breech presentation, I have to say honestly the idea of blanket screening in this manner makes me mildly uncomfortable.

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What a fantastic day!


I went along to The Parent & Baby Show at the UEA, Norwich yesterday and had a truly lovely time.  It was the first ‘big’ show I’ve done and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many parents to be and other businesses. 

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Special Parent & Baby Show Offer!


As you know I am going to be exhibiting at The Parent and Baby Show this Sunday, 14th April.  To celebrate I have decided to offer a very special 10% discount to anyone at the show who books ANY of my courses this weekend.

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Bloom featured in El Pais!


After appearing in the Norfolk EDP in March (see article here) I was contacted by journalist Veronica Paloma, who writes for El Pais, a Spanish national newspaper.  She was putting together an article around Meghan Markle’s reported decision to use hypnobirthing, acupuncture, employ a doula etc, in preparation for the birth of her baby and wanted to interview me about hypnobirthing and what it entails.

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Bloom at The Parent & Baby Show!


I am so excited to announce that I will be exhibiting at The Parent and Baby Show on Sunday 14th April 2019.  The show is East Anglia’s biggest and takes place at the UEA Sportspark and is always a wonderful day out for expectant parents and families with children.

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The Magic of Music


What was on your labour playlist? I remember one of my favourite parts of labour prep was putting mine together.

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