A Very Positive Birth (Guest blog)

Today i have a guest blog from an absolutely gorgeous client of mine from earlier this year. Ill let her tell her story (While i sit here and blub, you will too!). My positive birth story (6 months on but better late than never!) Giving birth to Ralph is hands down the greatest achievement of […]

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Self Love

A bit of a break form the usual birthy blog today, instead i am foraging in to women’s health, namely menstruation. As a sufferer of long painful periods from a very young age i have readily researched and trialed each new supposedly miracle cure that has come on the market. From the pill, both mini […]

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Speedy Arrival

I have had birth client booked almost since she pee’d on the stick. One of those beautiful, ethereal types. Her instagram looks like its filtered, but it isn’t. She’s just that lovely. Smiling, adorable children too. she had rough time birthing her second baby and lots of trauma. This time she wanted it to be […]

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A Day with the Down’s Syndrome Association

I attended a brilliant study day last week that was organised by the Down’s Syndrome Association. I had heard of the study day on a birthy facebook page and it immediately grabbed my interest. My daughter has Turner’s Syndrome, also a chromosomal variation and finding information and someone to talk to was incredibly hard when […]

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Closing the Bones

Ever since i heard about the Closing the Bones ceremony over a year ago now i have been itching to learn how to do it. It just made so much sense. Closing the Bones is a Mexican ritual to take a woman back in to her body, energise and nurture her after childbirth. A soothing […]

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Too much? Never Enough.

I sit here this morning overwhelmed with sadness. My ‘baby’ started school this morning. The last baby of 8. I’ve been doing this parenting thing for almost 18 years, although I say over 18 years because parenting begins when that little extra line, cross, dot or whatever it is shows up on that pregnancy test. […]

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Dust Bunnies and The Early Bird

My poor old site has been gathering dust recently. After an incredibly busy May/April i’m still catching up on paperwork, planning the diary for the next few months and booking in births. Some as far away as October. It’s never too early to book your doula, folks! I had to turn someone down recently as […]

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