Hypnobirthing’s birth benefits explained by local teacher

Word of a drug-free pain relief option for labour is spreading in antenatal classes, pregnancy yoga and midwife waiting rooms across the globe. But what exactly is hypnobirthing? Increasing numbers of pregnant women – including…

‘Over a third of domestic abuse begins when…

Pregnant victims of domestic violence are being urged to seek help by a campaign running in Kirklees. The award-winning “It’s Never Ok” drive aims to highlight that domestic abuse can carry on throughout pregnancy and…

Work to offer more women water births in…

Work aimed at offering more women a water birth has been carried out by Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. The pool room on the labour ward at Calderdale Royal Hospital has been refurbished and…