Mamogs Blog

Guilt, Am I Enough?

Guilt ' am I enough, am I a bad parent, do I give enough? I'm exhausted, I want to sleep I love my baby I want to sleep I'm hungry, The dishes need washing, I need a bath, The shopping needs to be done, I need to eat, The baby is crying, I'm tired. The dinner needs to...

Wow That’s What All Mum’s Need

Long before I became a Doula, while I was child minding. One of my parents was expecting baby no 2. Her husband was from the middle east and she told me, that as soon as she could fly after giving birth she was going to Oman. There she would be pampered, cared for,...

A Doula Is Like Nanny Mc Phee

I often hear parents say "I wish I had you when I had my baby" or "I pushed through, I felt I had to". Why is it so hard for us to accept that sometimes we need help? Why do we feel we need to justify spending money on support or help that will make a huge difference...

Parents & Families Amaze Me All The Time

Parents and families amaze me all the time, I am often left in awe of what I see. This morning was one of those times. Sitting having breakfast at our hotel (we took a few days off) there is a family beside us. This is what most people would class as, a busy house....