Hypnobirthing

10 Top Tips For Birth Partners

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10 Top Tips For Birth Partners

10 Top Tips For Birth Partners   To all you birth partners out there; if you are even on this page, seeking out how to be a good birth partner, then chances are, you are already well on your way.   But hey, it never hurts to be too prepared right? It’s common for birth […]

Motherhood

‘Mum Guilt’ and Why It’s Time to Wave Goodbye

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Mum Guilt

‘Mum Guilt’ and Why It’s Time to Wave Goodbye   I have been reading Rebecca Schillers’ –  No Guilt pregnancy plan this week and it’s inspired me to write this post   Let’s talk about Mum guilt then –  The struggle is real! Or even ‘Mum to be guilt’. This feeling can start in pregnancy, […]

Hypnobirthing

Why Hypnobirthing? A Story from the Heart

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Why Hypnobirthing

Why Hypnobirthing? A Story from the Heart   It’s all too common these days for women to be afraid of giving birth. Nervous, anxious, worried, uncertain.   When I ask women how they feel about giving birth, these are frequently the words that they use.   But it’s not how they want to feel. They want […]

Motherhood

10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

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10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga   Are you still tearing around like a blue arsed fly even though you are a good few months pregnant? I know I was. Working like a dog, trying to cram in brunches and lunches and seeing friends…cos life stops when you have a baby right?*  Is your body […]

mindfulness

5 ways to have a Mindful Pregnancy

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5 ways to have a mindful pregnancy

  There has been a huge buzz around all things mindful for a few years now and that term isn’t going anywhere soon!   There are lots of ways you could explain mindfulness. In a nutshell, It is having an awareness of your thoughts and feelings in your body focusing on the present versus dwelling […]

breastfeeding

My epic breastfeeding ‘fail’

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my epic breastfeeding fail

  Did I ‘fail’ at breastfeeding? Well as it’s not a driving test or an exam so I can hand on heart say NO….but if you had asked me that 18 months ago. You may well have got a very different answer. I want to share with you a very personal story from the heart […]

Motherhood

Healing Herbs for Pregnancy Ailments

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Healing herbs for pregnancy ailments

Hey Mama to be  It might be that since you realised you were growing a tiny human you got more conscious of what put on and IN your body. Ditching the booze was a no brainer, You scale back your caffeine intake and give a bit more thought to what you want to eat – […]

Motherhood

5 Steps to Finding Your Perfect Doula

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5 Steps To Finding Your Perfect Doula

What the hell does a doula do anyway? Always a good conversation starter in my East London Hypnobirthing and pregnancy yoga classes. Well what they do, kinda depends on you and what you want. To quote Maddie McMahon from the book  – Why doulas matter  “Ask a doula what you need and she will give” […]