Announcing our births stats on our birthday

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 HELPING WOMEN ACHIEVE THE RIGHT BIRTH ON THE DAYThis day two years ago we, Dany Griffiths and Tamara Cianfini, launched The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme. It feels apt therefore to choose today to welcome you in celebrating with us as we share some great information we have been gathering about the effectiveness of our programme.The…

The Wise Hippo on Sky News

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We are all very excited to see The Wise Hippo on Sky news today.Tamara was asked if they could film one of her classes for a piece that there were doing on shared parental leave and of course she said YES.You get a really great feel for what it is like to attend one of…

You’re back in the room

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I watched ‘You’re back in the room’ and you know what I laughed. Yes I admit it, watching people make fools of themselves made me laugh. I don’t make any excuses for laughing either, as let’s be honest they are expecting to make people laugh, they are there to entertain us.However, as the creator of…

Bond with Baby prenatal bonding classes

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We are very pleased to announce the launch of  our new early pregnancy – Bond with Baby prenatal bonding classes.This is a 3 hour session during which we explore the fascinating topic of prenatal bonding from a number of different perspectivesDeliberate Prenatal Bonding (The Wise Hippo)“A conscious intention of mothers (and those close to her) to understand…

In the Baby Business

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Working ‘In the Baby Business’ is an amazing thing to do and within The Wise Hippo community we are all incredibly passionate about supporting women and their partners on their journey through pregnancy, birth and beyond. We are not the only ones though. There are lots of people who work ‘In the Baby Business’ who are offering…

Are you hip enough?

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Let me introduce you to our most recent group of Wise Hippo trainees.  As you can see a hip and happy bunch of women, which is a big key to success for those wanting to teach The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme.  So I wonder, are you hip enough to become one of our instructors?We proudly state…

A positive birth experience

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We believe that a positive birth experience is a state of mind, it’s not defined by what happens during labour and birth but by how a woman feels about her baby’s birth. We’ve recently received a birth story that is one of the most powerful examples of this that we have ever read. Kelly was aiming for a vaginal…

Having Enough Water?

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I  bet you thought that this post would be about reminding pregnant women that having enough water it is important; to drink plenty of water. Well it is but in a really cool way. You see I’ve fallen in love with this little app called ‘Shake the World’ and I can’t help but rave about it…

Placenta Encapsulation a woman’s right to choose

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We don’t promote one particular way of birthing and know that our techniques will help women with any choice that they wish to make.  When nature needs assistance we encourage our clients to ask questions so that they understand why intervention is necessary. So again they have a right to choose which course of action…

Once in a lifetime images of birth

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There are some amazing pictures currently being shared across many news channels, some may say in fact once-in-a-lifetime images of birth, captured by photographer Breanna Gravener.It’s not the first time a baby has been reported born in the car on the way to the hospital but to capture that moment is incredible.There is an extra element…