Although breech babies (those positioned bottom-down in late pregnancy) usually mean an automatic C-section in the UAE, Leanne Moss, founder of White Moss Home Decor, describes how she managed to give birth to her daughter naturally – feet firstApril 11, 2019
Abu Dhabi-based American/ Columbian Jenny Peña – mum of two and blogger at HeavenlyTreasure.net – explains her choice to have a ‘lotus birth’, a growing childbirth trend that involves keeping the umbilical cord and placenta attached for anything from days to weeks…February 02, 2019
Carine Badreddine, a marketing consultant from Canada, was delighted to discover she was expecting twins. But a high-risk pregnancy, premature birth and a stint in NICU has taught her some lessons for lifeApril 12, 2018
From acupuncture to (non)essential oils, former Dubai resident Aoife Stuart-Madge, 36, spent a small fortune on labour prep and get herself hung up on her ideal birth plan – but reflecting on her experience, she admits she lost sight of what truly matteredMarch 02, 2017
Kate Kikano, 37, British owner of TKD Lingerie and mum to Elodie, five and Oliver, two, gave birth with a doula the second time round and says it was so much better than her first experience. She shares her birth story with us...March 02, 2017
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From marriage certificates to baby passports and visas, so much documentation is required to give birth in the UAE that at first it’s just plain confusing. Here’s your pregnancy- and newborn-paperwork action plan...