Doula, Healer, Bodyworker, Antenatal and Babywearing Instructor.

Workshops to help birth workers unleash their inner power through a unique blend of science and traditions.

  • Closing the Bones Postnatal Massage
  • Babywearing
  • Rebozo Use
  • Reiki Healing

Doula, Antenatal and Postnatal Educator, Babywearing Instructor and Reiki Healer.

Workshops to help birth workers unleash their inner power through a unique blend of science and traditions.

  • Closing the Bones Postnatal Massage
  • Babywearing
  • Rebozo Use
  • Reiki Healing

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Latest reads from my blog

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rebozo master class

I did a 45 min rebozo master class on facebook yesterday and I have uploaded it so you can watch it here  

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What do you get when you hire a doula, or why she’s totally worth the money

This week I saw this meme. It made me want to write about what you get when you hire a doula. The birth/wedding spending is a very well known analogy in the birth world. Most people spend A LOT more time and money planning for their wedding day than they do for their birth. I’ve…

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On being an independent doula and a proud member of Doula UK

I wrote a blog about what it means to me to be a member of Doula UK On being an independent doula and a proud member of Doula UK

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The miracles that happen when you have no expectations

As I write this, I just came back from the annual doula retreat. This year was my 6th year there. I’ve written about the retreat before here. Organised by doula Selina Wallis, the retreat is a unique space for doulas and birthworkers to gather and recharge. It’s held in the most magical place. Cae Mabon…

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Your postnatal recovery isn’t about how soon you can start doing chores

This morning, a antenatal teacher friend  shared the local hospital’s leaflet about the timeline of physical recovery after a cesarean. It’s been a while since something in the birth world has triggered me as much as this leaflet did. The leaflet, whilst I’m sure is well meaning, appears to be something straight from a 1950’s…

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Why a rebozo, shawl or scarf might be the most powerful tool in your toolbox

Why a shawl or scarf might be the most powerful tool in your tool box Over the last 8 years, since I started my reconversion in the world of science to that of a birthworker, the one tool that has amazed me the most is the humble shawl or scarf. You might know it foremost…

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The background of the rebozo

I’ve written a guest blog for Birthing4Pros on the background of the rebozo The Background of Rebozo

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Sophie’s guide to choosing a rebozo

When I started using rebozos 5 years ago, I only had one, a short, open weave one. It worked well for me, and I used it to support many mums through labour. Over the last 5 years, I have developed my own knowledge of rebozo use and how varied it can be. I have practised…

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The gentle warrior-how to support women through a broken maternity system

During the first year I worked as a doula, I suffered massively burnout, and I had t learn to develop a new way to look after myself. One of the things I do, is try to always have some kind of bodywork treatment after each birth I support. I do this because supporting a woman…

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