A personal account of postnatal depression and recovery written for A Mum VoiceRead More
Another challenge in this beautiful breastfeeding journey...Read More
This book was the surface level reason for an argument between my husband and I the other day. The real reason for the less than ideal tone of voice in the heated discussion was…Read More
This is the book I want everyone to read.Read More
Arranging or attending a baby shower? If you’ve not had kids it can be hard to know what to get a new mother, I’ve got a few tips together from my experience as a mother and a friend of people with new babies.Read More
A beautiful piece on breastfeeding and why it IS political and why is DOES matter if we care about it or not by Sarah Turner of The Informed Family.Read More
It shouldn't be the case that by sharing information about breastfeeding I feel like I am scaremongering those that formula feed. That is not my intention, and I don't think information about breastfeeding should be hidden to protect us from feeling guilty. We shouldn't feel guilty if we make informed choices for the best of our baby and family and Ourselves.Read More
Interview with a mother about her recent experience of hiring a doula for the birth of her daughter. "She was a guiding light"Read More
This is us in the first 6 weeks. Sitting on the bedroom floor. Dressed! Next to me is an apple core, a box of cereal bars, 2 bottles of water, a green smoothie and breast pump.Read More
Includes an excellent use of the phrase "lady parts". Need I say more?
A little bit? Ok.Read More
I'm writing this on the train on the way to London for the introduction to being a doula day, led by Ali Edwards.Read More
I wanted to write about how we got our breastfed baby to take a bottle and how I feel about that. Maybe you are struggling to get your baby to take a bottle, looking for a rest from breastfeeding once in a while, having a tough time pumping much milk.
There has been a bit of pressure on me to make sure that my baby takes a bottle.Read More
I want to talk about feeding babies. More specifically about how mothers want to feed their babies. How they want to feed them but don't.Read More
It feels eminently sensible to make sure that I have a profitable company before breaking away from a regular pay check. I have two reservations about that. Scrap that, three reservations;Read More