How to Avoid a Medical Induction – Birth Partner interview.

  Recently Nicole from Birth Partner contacted me and asked if I’d like to be featured in her upcoming blog posts. Her idea was to interview some fellow doulas with commonly asked questions, and post the various answers we came up with. Read the first installment of the series – How to Avoid a Medical Induction here. I’d love to know what you think! Do you have any suggestions you’d add? Let me know on Read More …

Chiropractic Care during Pregnancy

  When we consider the changes to a pregnant woman’s body, it is no wonder that up to 80% of mothers can suffer with spinal pain and other associated conditions. Hormones, weight gain and postural changes all put a mother’s spine and nervous system under increased stress. Chiropractic can offer a safe and gentle solution to these problems, without requiring the use of drugs or medication (which could be harmful to the unborn baby). Several Read More …

The birth of Jack – a little insight into my birthing experiences

I recently stumbled across a guest blog post I wrote many moons ago, about the birth of my youngest son. It’s a little crude in the writing, but it’s honest and gives a little insight into why I feel so strongly about being an advocate for birthing women. I needed someone impartial there who wasn’t afraid to ask questions, or to remind me of what I’d wanted or hoped for. My husband was a great Read More …