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5 ways to be more mindful during your pregnancy

A Guest Post By Kelly Brusch and Nancy Bardacke of Mindfulbirthing.org Are you experiencing stress, anxiety, or fear during your pregnancy? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. For many, pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenting can be both a joyous and...

Optimal cord clamping and the third stage of labour – video blog

Optimal cord clamping and delayed cord clamping - what is it all about? What options do we need to consider around cord clamping after birth. Why do these matter to the health of our baby or babies?What should we do if a baby is born without a midwife or doctor? Why...

Your Birth Plan – a video blog

Sophie chats about birth plans after reading two very differing opinions about them recently.  What are your thoughts about birth plans - a good or a bad thing?  Does you feel that your birth plan empowers you to consider your options, or create unrealistic...

When the postnatal period isn’t all rosy – a video blog

Postnatal doulas can be invaluable support to families, including when their birth didn't go as planned. Postnatal doulas can offer practical help around the home, childcare and cooking or walking the dog (each postnatal doula has different offerings, so be very clear...