Start The Day Well

Start The Day Well

Trying to stay in routine can prove difficult at this uncertain time but it is important. It could be very easy to let things slide and loose ourselves. Can we agree to one thing to keep us on track to start with? Getting up at a regular time each day and eating a...
Storm Baby

Storm Baby

With a wind warning issued for Storm Dennis we are all mindful of ourselves, our family and neighbors. We plan for the worst, charging our phones, locking gates, we tie down bins and get candles ready just in case the power goes out. We make sure we are safe and...
A Week In The Life Of A Doula

A Week In The Life Of A Doula

Did you know that Doulas have many roles, it all depends on your needs?  This week has been like always a real mixed bag. I’ve had lots of fun painting with little hands giving a special girl some one on one time while her mum and baby bonded and had some rest....
World Prematurity Day & My Baba

World Prematurity Day & My Baba

It’s world prematurity day today. This is my son born at 36+5 almost 24 years ago. I know many of you have had your babies even earlier, it can be a very worrying time. Monitors, tests, strange noises, lights etc. All you want to do is hold your baby. I had a...
Guilt, Am I Enough?

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...
Wow That’s What All Mum’s Need

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,...