In my recent blog So you had a baby, what next? I talked about how tricky it is to fully prepare for the post partum experience. In my latest blog, I spoke about utilising affirmations during your pregnancy and labour. After supporting so many new families, I noticed there is a common thread of communication […]
It’s not weird to feel good when we are acknowledged for working hard, a simple Thankyou in those moments is a lovely little spirit lifter. I think its pretty safe to say that most people would also appreciate it if a bad feeling they had been carrying around, suddenly dissolved and was replaced with a […]
So much attention is given to becoming and being pregnant, a portion of attention is given to your birth and very little real attention is given to the expectation of your post partum experience. The truth is, there is not a whole lot that can anyone can say that will ever prepare you for what […]
I am going to tell you how to arm yourself for that ultimate baby brain conundrum, but before we get there you need to remember this all important trick…
…there really have been so many silver linings for me and for my family. Blogging is a really fun way for me to feel like I can connect with my readers, followers and friends. I never do it if it feels like a chore If I am overwhelmed with admin work, if I have Mamas […]
The trials and triumphs of one of my beautiful Mama clients. She had a hope, a desire, a plan of action and the tenacity to pull it all together. Her story, her words. Backstory:Jan 2018 induced at 40 weeks due to high BP, very unfavourable cervix. Basically tried all induction methods, cascade of interventions including […]
This beautiful Mama is one of the many who gave birth during this years pandemic. We had to change our plans to respect the new social guidelines. During her early postpartum days she expressed to me her grief over being unable to share her newest little love with those closest to her, including her family. […]
So here’s the thing, not everyone is finding this iso business tough. There are in fact, a large number of people who are absolutely living the dream. This #stayhome movement is proving to be a much needed #staycation . If you happen to be one of them, Yay! Lets be happy for us. No, we […]
This is unashamedly, a mental health post. As a predominantly birth focused blog site, I am fully aware of how so many Mamas will be impacted at this time in history. Taking care of your mental health is important for everyone. EVERYONE! For some though, their mental health has been their private battle for a […]
I want birthing women to feel freedom to have whatever emotional reaction they have to their birth and newborn to be normalised….
….Its a beautiful thing to love your birth and to feel an instant deep unwavering connection to your newborn, its also completely normal if you don’t feel that way, at least not in an immediate time frame.