Have you been told that you have a big baby and not sure whether to accept the intervention that is being suggested? Do you know what to expect with a ‘big baby’ birth? In the hypnobirthing world, we believe (in straightforward pregnancies) your body will create a baby that is the right size for your body.
This handy and free guide has an extensive collection of research and insight. It helps make sense of what having a ‘big baby’ really means. It gives you information to help you make informed decisions that are right for you and your baby.
Is this guide for me?
Do you feel nervous, anxious or perhaps worried about giving birth? Do you feel pressured to accept intervention to bring baby as soon as possible?
This resource sheet will help you understand the terminology that you have heard. It shares the wealth of research that shows whether we can truly determine if a baby is ‘big’. Often the term big baby can make use fearful or doubt our body’s abilities, so it is useful to understand what a ‘big baby’ really is. Understand how likely it is based on the information we have.
Antenatal learning plays a vital role in making birth preferences that are right for you and your specific situation. I work with countless pregnant people both in my group courses and in a one to one setting.
As with all Journey Ahead resources, the information in this resource was correct to the best of our ability at the time of writing but does not constitute medical advice and the contents should be discussed with your healthcare professionals.