There has been a lot of talk about self care lately - how we need to make time for and look after ourselves. How very true! But while even small acts of kindness towards ourselves are an obvious necessity, the REASON WHY they are needed so much is deeper rooted. From early childhood, our society encourages high achievement and promotes feelings of unease, stress, tiredness and disconnection as a skill that is necessary for success in life.Read More
Are you expecting your first baby? Then you may be surprised by the intensity of what a labouring woman is experiencing. It can be so great, that her support person or team can easily get flustered too and end up being the one(s) in need of support. It can be hard to support someone by simply being with them, without doing all the things to make it go away.Read More
When it comes to pregnancy, birth and postpartum, there is no official guidance system. No voice will pop up in the labour ward to tell you what’s happening next or where to go from here. It’s all new and there is no map that fits you and your families needs and wishes.