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In the past community would come together to #support new mothers. Now we live in nuclear families and culturally don’t have much understanding of women’s needs after #childbirth. Sadly many new mothers feel #isolated, #overwhelmed and #exhausted.

In the past community would come together to #support new mothers. Now we live in nuclear families and culturally don’t have much understanding of women’s needs after #childbirth. Sadly many new mothers feel #isolated, #overwhelmed and #exhausted.

When you have a #baby you are usually given the same old run-of-the-mill #advice. Usually given by people who don’t have children or had children a very long time a go. The advice, though well intentioned, is often verging on mythical! Although in the ideal world it would work, in real terms it simply doesn’t.

The Dishes Can Wait And Other Myths

When you have a #baby you are usually given the same old run-of-the-mill #advice. Usually given by people who don’t have children or had children a very long time a go. The advice, though well intentioned, is often verging on mythical! Although in the ideal world it would work, in real terms it simply doesn’t.

There is a lot of #judgment around the use of #dummies and #pacifiers, and many #parents feel they have to get rid of their baby's dummies as soon as possible.  But whether or not your baby uses a dummy is not an indicator of a good or successful #mother.

How To Transition Out Of Dummies, Pacifiers & Thumb Sucking

There is a lot of #judgment around the use of #dummies and #pacifiers, and many #parents feel they have to get rid of their baby's dummies as soon as possible. But whether or not your baby uses a dummy is not an indicator of a good or successful #mother.

Often a #mother is willing and ready to #invest in a #postpartum #doula, but experiences what I call the "dad block". He doesn’t get it yet...

How To Get Men On Board With Investing In Postpartum

In many traditional cultures it’s a common belief that a new mother is cold, and a lot of effort is put into warming up her body. Here are my three favourite heat treatments that you can DIY in your own home.

True story: My very first #business #coach taught me a valuable #lesson which has stayed with me for many years. He said, “People are looking for #solutions, not #Doulas.” #postpartum

Three Ways To Explain What You Do As A Postpartum Doula

I recently went to a three-day mastermind with my and a group of six brilliant most of them People often ask how I "do it all" - and the answer is, I don’t. It takes a

Many #mothers feel like they lose themselves a little in the #journey to #motherhood. Perhaps it’s an important stage so that you can rise, like a phoenix from the ashes, as a #new and #improved YOU!

Many #mothers feel like they lose themselves a little in the #journey to #motherhood. Perhaps it’s an important stage so that you can rise, like a phoenix from the ashes, as a #new and #improved YOU!

Yep, it’s #torture. You don’t need anyone to tell you that. There is a common #misconception that the worst weeks of sleep are the first weeks after birth. But many, many #mothers hit a wall around their babies first birthday. #Sleep can get better and worse at various ages and stages, but it’s really the relentlessness of it that starts to wear you down. After many months of #SleepDeprivation, you really can lose your marbles…

Yep, it’s #torture. You don’t need anyone to tell you that. There is a common #misconception that the worst weeks of sleep are the first weeks after birth. But many, many #mothers hit a wall around their babies first birthday. #Sleep can get better and worse at various ages and stages, but it’s really the relentlessness of it that starts to wear you down. After many months of #SleepDeprivation, you really can lose your marbles…

I’m kind of #obsessed with #tea. It’s one of my favourite #oxytocin boosters, so #warming and #nurturing and #connecting. And I especially love #chai, it’s grounding and warming and so nourishing for the soul! I usually make it regularly from scratch - it’s actually pretty #easy!  But sometimes as a #NewbornMother myself, I find I don’t have the time to make proper chai from scratch. So I created #TeaPotChai…

I’m kind of #obsessed with #tea. It’s one of my favourite #oxytocin boosters, so #warming and #nurturing and #connecting. And I especially love #chai, it’s grounding and warming and so nourishing for the soul! I usually make it regularly from scratch - it’s actually pretty #easy! But sometimes as a #NewbornMother myself, I find I don’t have the time to make proper chai from scratch. So I created #TeaPotChai…

I asked my #husband what I should write about for #FathersDay. The conversation went something like this…

I asked my #husband what I should write about for #FathersDay. The conversation went something like this…

As a life long lover of #naps I find it hard to understand when people tell me they can’t #nap! But I know it’s true, many #exhausted new #mums say they find it really hard to #sleep during the day.

As a life long lover of #naps I find it hard to understand when people tell me they can’t #nap! But I know it’s true, many #exhausted new #mums say they find it really hard to #sleep during the day.

#Oxytocin is enjoying it’s time in the spotlight. It appears to give almost miraculous results with bonding and mood and milk-flow.  But we rarely talk about it’s dark side!

#Oxytocin is enjoying it’s time in the spotlight. It appears to give almost miraculous results with bonding and mood and milk-flow. But we rarely talk about it’s dark side!

#Naming your #doula #business can be one of the first big stumbling blocks you face when you #StartYourBusiness. Some people deliberate for months or even years, waiting for the perfect #BusinessName.

#Naming your #doula #business can be one of the first big stumbling blocks you face when you #StartYourBusiness. Some people deliberate for months or even years, waiting for the perfect #BusinessName.

Dummies and #pacifiers have gone in and out of fashion, but here’s the bottom line: if it makes you and you #baby happy - do it! Have a read through some of the pros and cons of #dummies to help you make the right decision for your #family.

Dummies and #pacifiers have gone in and out of fashion, but here’s the bottom line: if it makes you and you #baby happy - do it! Have a read through some of the pros and cons of #dummies to help you make the right decision for your #family.

There is no right or wrong way to do #motherhood. The only rule - the golden rule - is do what brings you #peace and joy. So if you do want to start a #business, or keep working on your business, go for it! There is no need to conform to any #stereotypes of what a ‘good #mother’ looks like. But also be prepared for some hard yards... Running a business WHILST having small #children is not the easy option.

Does Running A Business Ever Get Easier?

There is no right or wrong way to do #motherhood. The only rule - the golden rule - is do what brings you #peace and joy. So if you do want to start a #business, or keep working on your business, go for it! There is no need to conform to any #stereotypes of what a ‘good #mother’ looks like. But also be prepared for some hard yards... Running a business WHILST having small #children is not the easy option.

Being a #mother is not the same experience for all #women. All of our #children are different. All of our circumstances our different. And all women are different, on the inside! #introverted

Being a #mother is not the same experience for all #women. All of our #children are different. All of our circumstances our different. And all women are different, on the inside! #introverted

I remember my #dad telling me about how after I was born by emergency #caesarean his boss wouldn’t give him any extra time off work to care for my #mum and me. He was really upset about this.  More than three decades later very little has changed...  #flexible #work #FlexibleWorkingDay

I remember my telling me about how after I was born by emergency his boss wouldn’t give him any extra time off work to care for my and me. He was really upset about this. More than three decades later very little has changed.