Word to the Wise – with Jane Wallington

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Jane with one of Birthing Programme Clients having just given birth to a beautiful baby

Jane is a great example of how a wonderful birth experience can not only heal a previous traumatic birth but set in motion a rewarding career path. Jane is a successful Wise Hippo instructor, and named her company Breeze Birthing , after her love of sailing- a sport in which she raced competitively. So, with…

Word to the Wise – with Lucy Atkinson

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Why did you want to take part in this interview Lucy? Recently, over the past couple of years, I’ve learned to start saying yes to whatever opportunities come my way. Saying yes opens doors, it leads to other opportunities and I had a feeling it would be a lot of fun.   How would you…

Bump, Birth, Baby and Bullying

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It’s a travesty isn’t it that the word bullying should sit anywhere near pregnancy, birth or parenting? But sadly it does. This blog post has been triggered by a new release of posts, going around social media today, on bullying in midwifery. I’ve seen a number of posts about mum-shaming too this week and we…

The lonely mum in the village

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The lonely mum in the Village

This morning as I was sat having my morning cuppa I happened upon a post sharing this article labeled – “It takes a village – today’s isolated mum”.Mums feeling isolated is a subject that is very dear to my heart.As Katy Blevins is talking about in her article above, we no longer have the collective wisdom and…

Cos we love her and she’s really great

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We have had the best news and to announce it I was going to write a really clever blog post about repetition.The timing is good as I am going to see Muse tonight (yes I am – VIP tickets and all) and it is the fourth time I am going to see them. I am as…

I believe that pregnant women are more discerning than this.

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Pregnant women reading this – I need your help. This is a post about instructor marketing but as you are our customer you are the only ones who can actually answer my questions. I recently heard my friend Suzy, who is a fellow antenatal educator and who knows a bit more about marketing than your average bear, say that only a…

Confident Instructor Training

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The Wise Hippo Birthing Instructor training is changing.We like to do things differently at The Wise Hippo not just to be different you understand, although we do like to stand out, but mainly because we are constantly striving to be the best that we can be. To offer the best service that we can -…

Sam Faiers achieves the right birth on the day

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Whilst many of Sam Faiers followers have been waiting to find out what she had named her new baby son, here at The Wise Hippo we have had one burning question… Did Sam achieve ‘the right birth on the day’? One of the things we normally suggest to our Wise Hippo clients is not to…