Many people wonder if a doula is only for those wanting a natural birth. Doula support is not restricted to natural births. Even if you are having a planned caesarean, a doula can support you before, during and after. … More Seven Ways a Doula can support your Planned Caesarean.
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Artwork by Amanda Greavette This article was published in The Practising Midwife journal in June 2015 along with ‘practice challenge’ questions for midwives (not included here). Introduction Clinical guidelines recommend that women should be guided by their own pushing urges during birth (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) 2014). However, directing…
Within my mum, within her mum, a tiny egg was developed*, Within my matriarchal line this egg was enveloped, The time came, this awesome egg received it’s spark And Two new humans formed, ready to make their mark. Two within, and within them seven who came to be And within five of them were eggs … More In your grandmother’s womb: The egg that made you.