Celebrity mum to endorse Calmstars. Check back to see who it
is once she has the baby. Calm Stars are a great
idea as a gift or present. They help expectant mothers or mums
to be in childbirth to focus on reducing stress by providing
them with comfort and distraction.
ergonomically designed stars provide stress relief and are the natural choice
for women at any stages of pregnancy or child birth.
to use and supplied with hygienic wipes this portable system is ideal for prolonged
Did you know during labour a woman
should maintain levels of a hormone called oxytocin, also known as the happy hormone.
Stress can reduce this level and slow labour. An example could be elevated stress
when the woman transfers from familiar home surroundings to an unfamiliar hospital
environment. To counter the known effects of stress professionals spend lots of
time and education on the use of distraction to maintain good levels in labour.
It starts well ahead of the labour with familiarisation trips to hospital, or
well thought out written birthing plan and the use of a supportive birthing partner.
During labour it involves simple tools such as bringing familiar items, photos
or clothing, even soothing music, reduced lighting, birthing pools and more. Then
there are further options such as electrical pain suppressors and finally hospital
administered drugs, gas and air and epidurals etc. It is important for the mother
to help baby by maintaining a calm mind throughout all stages. Good oxytocin levels
and reduced stress are the goal. The squeeze and release motion is trying to help
comfort the woman and suppress any anxieties by distraction. By remaining calm
she can focus on the positive life altering experience that childbirth should