As new parents, one of the biggest challenges faced is often sleep - or the sudden, shocking lack of it. Although it’s often talked about, not much can really prepare you for having a newborn and the disrupted sleep that goes alongside becoming a parent.
It has become very popular for couples to write a birth plan in preparation for their baby’s upcoming birth. Sometimes, couples spend hours writing down how they would like the birth to be, often not only what they want to happen, but also things they do not want to happen.
Kicki Hansard is a member of Doula UK, however any opinions expressed on this blog are personal views and not necessarily the view of Doula UK.