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What is hypnobirthing?

Jun 23, 2017

Hypnobirthing is a complete in-depth antenatal classes designed to release fear and build confidence during birth for a mother and her birth partner. It is a hypnotherapy created for a childbirth, which conditions the mind to relax and block negativity, so you stay calm, relaxed and in control. In order to experience easy and comfortable…

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Breastfeeding in Public: How dare you do that ?????!!!!!!

Oct 7, 2016

by Stalo Lesta June 24, 2015 Usually I don’t post in social media. But if something annoys me, really annoys me, I cannot just stay idle. While I was in a store at the Mall of Cyprus, my 4 month old son started getting hungry so I immediately and very discreetly put him on the…

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Choosing Optimal Cord Clamping

Oct 7, 2016

See full infographic in English, Greek or Turkish.         by Amanda Burleigh. Aug 2016. Conception to birth is a miracle, but many parents and practitioners are not aware that immediately following delivery of the baby the placenta and cord continue their function. They are transferring approximately 30% of baby’s intended total blood volume via…

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The Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

Sep 6, 2016

Pregnancy yoga offers you a unique opportunity to exercise your body, whilst giving you benefits, which reach beyond just the physical. While practicing pregnancy (or often called prenatal) yoga has been proven to help you prepare your body for childbirth, there are also numerous emotional and spiritual benefits. Physical Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga Pregnancy is…

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What is a Doula?

Jul 29, 2016

Doula; the Wisdom Keeper of The Timeless Art of Birth   Since the beginning of times, women have been supporting women during birth. This is evident throughout history from ancient civilisations all over the world. The word “Doula” comes from the Greek word ‘Δούλα’ which translates to ‘a woman who serves’. Doula is a professional…

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Physiotherapy and Pregnancy

Jul 18, 2016

The majority of  aches and pains that occur during your pregnancy can, and need to be addressed. Physiotherapy is one of several professions that can help. Pregnancy can be a challenging time for many women not only emotionally but also physically. Unexpected discomforts and pains can occur and increase in intensity along side the increasing size of…

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