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THE BABY BREAKOUT… STEPPING OUT FOR THE 1st TIME

Staying home and snuggling down with your newborn is bliss.  But, what happens when cabin fever sets in and you need some fresh air (and a loaf of bread)?

Getting out is essential for everyone’s well-being, but if you’re more shackled than delighted by the notion, it’s understandable. 

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CONFESSIONS OF A DOULA – WHAT YOUR BIRTH TAUGHT ME

The word ‘doula’ is a Greek word and it means to ‘mother the mother’.  A perfect job description.

As a doula, I’m not medically trained, like a midwife, nor do I have the expertise to deliver a baby.  But what I do offer is a supportive role in the journey of a pregnant woman.  I support her in many ways and I work with her, to create a positive and memorable birth.

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SLEEP BETTER – SWADDLE AND BAG THAT BABY!

The number one issue I deal with as a post natal doula is sleep deprivation!  Let’s face it, sleep is a most basic human need, and we all, in the least, go a little loopy when we’re low on it.  When I was having babies, my husband and I would refer to it as ‘wake torture’.  And it was just that.

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MUM, GET CONNECTED!

Becoming a parent for the first time is a season filled with a newness, like no other.  So many firsts to delight in.   It can be a time that brings ecstatic joy and perhaps even a renewed vision, hope and  broadened sense of purpose.

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