Why I wish I had hired a postnatal doula

Why I wish I had hired a postnatal doula

When I was pregnant with my first child, I hired a birth doula. This was the best thing I have ever done and it has had positive effects beyond anything I could have expected, because it didn’t just impact how positive my pregnancy and birth were, it led to a...
January :  a time for rest and reflection

January : a time for rest and reflection

I’ve just had a lovely catchup with fellow doula Hazel Acland Tree with whom I have fortnightly accountability calls (I can’t recommend doing this enough by the way). During our call I expressed how frustrated I am with my desire to go forward and make...
The amazing effects of wild swimming

The amazing effects of wild swimming

I’ve been a swimmer for most of my life. I’ve always loved water. I started regular swimming as a teen as I never really stopped except for the early years when my children were tiny (I’m an early morning person so I like my swimming first thing,...
The background of the rebozo

The background of the rebozo

  The Background of the Rebozo Rebozos, shawls and scarves-the lost art of supporting women through the childbearing years. I was introduced to the art of using the traditional Mexican shawl called the rebozo back in 2013 when I attended a workshop by doula...