A spoonful of Affirmations helps the pessimist go down.

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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 you had a baby, what comes next?

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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 […]

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…

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. 

How do I know what I should know?

One of the most helpful and empowering things you can do during your pregnancy, is ask lots of questions to your chosen care provider. However, knowing what questions to ask can be a very curious thing, particularly if this is your first pregnancy or if its going to be your first birth. So how do […]

Dressed for the occasion

…one of the rare times as a woman, we can feel like a goddess without making any effort at all to look like one…

Is that a Judgement or are you just being Judgemental

As a Doula, I offer non judgemental, un biased information to my clients about pregnancy, labour and birth. I want to clarify the difference between Information, Advice and Opinions. Everybody has access to information, everybody has the ability to give and receive advice and evvvveeerrrybody has opinions on evvveeerrryyything. So how then do we distinguish […]

Cesareans and Doulas just like Toast and Tea!

I have this routine I love, when its getting late and all the kids are tucked into bed and I’m starting to feel a little sleepy myself, It always happens, I want toast and tea. (my favourite is local geniuses, zeallybay gluten free sour dough with a rooibos chai latte) It just makes me feel happy on the inside. […]