Something a little different? Exploring some alternatives to a plastic cord clamp…

  Re-reading through my earlier post about Delayed Cord Clamping, got me thinking about alternatives to the plastic umbilical clamps routinely used in Australia. You know those little peg like clamps that look huge compared to your tiny little bub, and just seem to dangle there, leaving you wondering how on earth it could possibly not be annoying? (or maybe that’s just me?!) The plastic clamps are a great solution for clamping, but some families Read More …

Aromababy Skincare

I was gifted some Aromababy skincare products when my eldest was born, and I absolutely loved them! So gentle on his new skin, and smelled divine. This gorgeous range is Australian made, certified organic, GMO free, and uses natural oils. I don’t normally recommend washing your newborn with anything, but this range is so gentle you can use it from birth. (My ‘babies’ are no longer babies but we still use the Hair Cleanse and Read More …

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 …