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...

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...

Well-meaning advice – how helpful is it? A video blog

Sophie’s sharing a story she’s read on a public forum from a Mum whose family are telling her to stop breastfeeding.  How can doulas help when friends and family members are wading in, often given unsolicited and non evidence-based advice? Do come back to...

The value of doulas – a video blog

Sophie challenges a GP’s recent assertions that doulas charge “extortionate prices”.  She considers the value of doula support, how it breaks down and how doulas can actually end up saving you money! Click here to read Nurturing Birth doula...

Desperate sleep-deprived parents – a video blog

What would you do if your baby didn’t sleep?  Is that a situation you find yourself in now?  Is the sleep bank empty and you are looking to everyone and anyone for advice? In this video blog Sophie shares a recent situation she read about on social...