When Pregnancy Ends

November 25th, 2020|Comments Off on When Pregnancy Ends

Love and care through miscarriage and abortion Anyone going through abortion or miscarriage discovers worlds of experience that can be physically and emotionally challenging, painful and sometimes revelatory. We have an unfortunate tendency to dismiss [...]

The Kali In You

November 25th, 2020|Comments Off on The Kali In You

The transformative power of menopause Above you can see Kali, the Hindu goddess, fearsome, her tongue lolling, a necklace of severed heads around her neck and brandishing a knife dripping with blood. She is scary, [...]

GOING FULL CIRCLE

June 1st, 2020|Comments Off on GOING FULL CIRCLE

Last week I attended the birth of a very special little girl as her mother’s doula. As soon as I entered the home I was welcomed by the familiar and gentle ambience of early labour. [...]

5 TIPS TO HELP YOU THROUGH THE POSTNATAL MONTHS

April 1st, 2020|Comments Off on 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU THROUGH THE POSTNATAL MONTHS

Simple suggestions to help new mothers maintain a healthy balance between their needs and the needs of their new born Every new mother I have worked with agrees on this same point: nothing, absolutely nothing, [...]

PREGNANCY MASSAGE – SOWING THE SEEDS OF WELL-BEING

January 1st, 2020|Comments Off on PREGNANCY MASSAGE – SOWING THE SEEDS OF WELL-BEING

Recently my 10-year-old son Louis has been in his element at school! Every day after first playtime his new teacher has been guiding his class, breathless from crammed play, through a Relax Kids routine. This [...]