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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...

An Interview with Bridget Supple, Microbiome Teacher

As we learn more about the microbiome of newborn babies, the more we realise we need to learn! Florence chats to Bridget Supple, Antenatal Teacher and news editor of the International Journal of Birth and Parent Education about her interest in the Microbiome and how...

Doulas and caesareans – a video blog

Did you know that  doulas support ALL births? Did you know that doulas support caesarean birth? Last year Sophie wrote an open letter to magazine editor Natasha Pearlman after she shared in the mainstream press about her traumatic first birth experience.  Now, a year...

Breastfeeding myths and the media propagation – a video blog

Sophie's in a field - she's fired up by a story she's just read about a celebrity not breastfeeding and the reasons she gave.  Sophie talks about her desire to debunk some of the popular breastfeeding myths out there, but also the need for women and families to have...

An interview with Jo Robertson, Birth Photographer

This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Jo Robertson, a birth photographer in Wales.  In our chat I had the opportunity to ask Jo about her journey into birth photography, who uses a photographer during birth and what her ultimate ambition is.  Plus, she gives a...

An interview with Laura Tilson, Osteopath

This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Laura Tilson, an Osteopath who runs a clinic for women and children in SW London.  In our chat I had the opportunity to ask Laura what osteopathy is, how it benefits women in pregnancy and what kind of treatments an...