Courage, Dear Heart.

  “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela Courage, I have been thinking...

Breastfeeding and Maternal Mental Health.

  Breastfeeding and Perinatal Mental Health Maternal mental health is challenging with the arrival of a new baby. The dynamics of family life change, relationships change and wellbeing can often be affected. One area that can have a big impact...

Finding your Happy Ending.

When I trained as a doula it helped me in so many ways. I learned about the physiology of birth the way a woman’s body responds, the role of hormones and way both a woman and those supporting her can...

Parenting and Perinatal Anxiety

It’s normal for new parents to worry. After all you are suddenly responsible for a tiny life that requires your constant care and attention. You have no instruction manual and lets face it there’s plenty to worry about what with...