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Dates for an easier labour- The Benefits of Dates

Traditionally dates have been used for centuries to prepare for labour and now we have research to back it. While we don’t know exactly how it works it is thought that dates have an oxytocin-like effect on the body, leading to increased sensitivity of the uterus. They stimulate uterine contractions and reduce postpartum haemorrhage, the way oxytocin does. Read on..

Using a Comb during Labour

Why and How? Well that’s exactly what I asked my self when I saw a picture of a laboring mother grasping a comb. Initially I thought maybe she’d picked it up and kinda forgotten about it during a contraction BUT when I read the comments section from the...