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BUNDLE - The Maternity Collective Positive Pregnancy & Birth Affirmation Cards AND Complete Antenatal Course Notes Book


Pack of 30 Positive Pregnancy & Birth Affirmation Cards

Created by sisters Dr Ellie Rayner and Alys Rayner, The Maternity Collective’s Affirmation Cards are designed to promote and support a positive mindset during pregnancy and as you approach the birth of your baby. Combining Dr Ellie’s medical knowledge as a practicing Obstetrician and Alys’s experience as a Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, these cards encourage physical and emotional wellbeing throughout your pregnancy. Suitable for both first- time and subsequent parents, supportive of all methods of birth and relevant for low and higher risk pregnancies, these innovative and uniquely designed cards help to nurture your mindset to form positive feelings during your pregnancy and help you feel confident and empowered as you approach birth.


Key Features:

  • Written by Obstetrician and Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
  • Promotes positive and empowering thoughts throughout pregnancy and birth
  • Supportive of all methods of birth
  • Suitable for low and higher risk pregnancies
  • Includes Secondary/Supportive affirmation from loved one
  • Perfect for Hypnobirthing - but not Hypnobirthing specific
  • Includes Physical Wellbeing check reminder-  to emphasise the importance of monitoring your fetal movements, keeping well hydrated and undertaking some daily deep breathing. 
  • 30 Luxury 400gms Silk A7 cards
  • Charity donation of 20% of profits



Complete Antenatal Course Notes Book

Written by Dr Ellie Rayner, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Antenatal and Hypnobirthing Teacher and the entire The Maternity Collective team, this 100 page antenatal course book can be read by anyone who wants to access evidence-based information to prepare them for labour and birth.

Whether you are undertaking one of The Maternity Collective courses or not, this course notes book will help you feel empowered and confident as you approach the birth of your baby. Suitable for both first and second time parents, we are confident you will find this content useful and informative, especially as it is written by all practicing healthcare professionals, you can feel reassured you are accessing the most up-to-date and evidence-based information available to you.


Contents - 100 page Book:

Preparing for birth

  • Late pregnancy and preparing for birth
  • Choosing where to give birth
  • Understanding your Body in Labour and Birth
  • Creating your Ideal Birth Environment
  • How your baby will be monitored in labour
  • Signs of Labour

Vaginal Labour and Birth

  • First Stage of Labour
  • Positions for Labour and Birth
  • Second Stage of Labour
  • Third stage of Labour
  • Pain Relief Options for Labour

Reasons you might meet an Obstetrician

  • Induction of Labour
  • Complications in Pregnancy and Birth
  • Assisted Vaginal Birth
  • Vaginal Tears and Episiotomy
  • Caesarean Section
  • Bleeding after Birth

Postnatal Period

  • Practical Postnatal
  • Newborn Care
  • Your Physical Recovery
  • Your Emotional Recovery
  • Looking forward


  • Birth Preferences
  • Informed Choice
  • References
  • Free spaces for notes

Infant Feeding with IBCLC Lyndsey Hookway

  • Breastfeeding
  • Formula Feeding


Bundle - Positive Pregnancy Affirmation Cards & Antenatal Course Book

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