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Healing balms made to order

Healing balms available Made from natures ingredients Down to Earth Jackie are now making bespoke healing balms to aid recovery from all kinds of conditions. They are all as individual as you are and take into account any physical symptoms but also help alleviate the more hidden effects - so an [...]

Healing balms made to order2019-04-03T14:38:04+01:00

Reflexology benefits

Every single person I see for a Reflexology session, without fail feels it has been of benefit to them. Whether it relieves the pain of osteoarthritis, sciatica or migraines or common but troublesome pregnancy-related complaints such as pelvic girdle pain or lower back discomfort; and a session ALWAYS guarantees a good night's sleep. I [...]

Reflexology benefits2019-04-30T17:57:05+01:00

Massage to reduce symptoms of stress

Stress affects one in five of the working population at every skill level and is now the single biggest cause of absenteeism in the UK. Over 105 million days are lost to stress every year – costing UK employers £1.24 billion. Workplace stress affects productivity and impacts health and safety due to a reduced workforce. [...]

Massage to reduce symptoms of stress2019-04-03T14:45:01+01:00

What to pack in your birthing bag

Inside the maternity bags of expectant mothers (Click to view BBC News article). I asked some midwifery colleagues and mums what they would advise to include in a birth bag for hospital, and here's a suggested list: First of all, assume you need enough for yourself during labour and then enough for you and your [...]

What to pack in your birthing bag2019-04-03T14:54:35+01:00


I developed Down to Earth Birth classes in response to the lack of practical, common-sense childbirth preparation classes for couples in the area of South Leicestershire where I worked as a community midwife. These short 3 hour classes have since developed into a single, full-day workshop, offering evidence-based fun and interactive activities for expectant mums and their birth partner. The course follows the Royal College of Midwives accredited training course with The Real Birth Company.


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