Anxiety between the 12- and 20-week ultrasound scan for pregnant women

For some, pregnancy can be anxiety provoking.  In particular, I have women who get anxious after the first trimester before their 20-week scan.  There is quite a long gap between the two scans and during that time the woman can feel completely well which can be disconcerting after the pregnancy symptoms she felt in the … Continue reading Anxiety between the 12- and 20-week ultrasound scan for pregnant women

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Yoga and Hypnobirthing during Pregnancy

There are so many choices when you find out you are pregnant.  This can be really anxiety provoking particularly as the internet makes mounds of information available to us 24 hours a day.  As a GP, I see the harmful effects of this – I have patients come to me paralysed by fear of making … Continue reading Yoga and Hypnobirthing during Pregnancy