Five ways to get comprehensive answers to all your antenatal questions.

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…

20 Reasons why I don’t hate 2020.

woman shaping heart with hands

…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 […]

“I got my VBAC!”

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 […]

Birth Story – how one Hypnobirthing couple overcame a cancer scare and navigated their changing birth plans during the COVID19 pandemic.

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.  […]

#staycation for the happy little isolated introverts

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 […]

When your mind is not your best company.

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 […]

There will be no academy award winners here

Mama walking off through her tightenings while she speaks to the midwives. Dad watching in awe and anticipation.

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.  

Surfing through your labour.

When it comes to your labour and birth, don’t be like the tourist who ignores all the lifesaving signs, grabs a board, walks straight in to the rip and wonders why they almost drowned. 

Endometriosis Awareness

Outsmarting the modern life and the effect it is having on Endometriosis can be a challenge but here’s some starting points to help you smash your symptoms

Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

Words hold so much power and we have all felt the effect of their power at some point in time but do we always remember that the words we say hold the same amount of force as the ones we listen too. For a new mama, words can make or break their day.   Three words […]