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How an orange can reduce your pain and anxiety levels in labour.

How can an orange reduce your pain and anxiety levels in labour? It was a statement that grabbed my attention from Hypnobirthing teacher, student midwife and mum of one Megan aka @positivelybirthing. Megan's post shared how research has shown that the use of aromatherapy and essential oils can actually alter the sensations you feel during labour. In several trials it was shown to reduce a mother’s perception of pain and anxiety, and in some cases reduce the overall length of labour and bring down raised blood pressure. Here are Megan's top tips on what you need to know to get you aromatherapy ready...

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THE PANDA BEAR EDIT: Essential things to buy your baby before they arrive: Part 2

Following on from last week's blog which covered the essentials to create a little magic in motion, the bathtime basics and what to consider to support you on your feeding journey, this week's Panda Bear Edit is all about the newborn essentils for sleeping, changing and the all important outfit decisions...

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THE PANDA BEAR EDIT: Essential items to buy before your baby arrives Part 1

It can be overwhelming as to what you actually need when preparing for your little one to arrive into the world. On the realisation that the cost of a pram alone could fund a fabulous weekend on foreign shores, it didn't take long to work out what was indispensable and what was just a 'nice to have' when I had my daughter. 

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