Motherhood

How To Write A Postnatal Plan

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How to write a postnatal plan, I’m guessing this is something you hadn’t given much thought to?   When it comes to birth, I consider a birth plan to be essential as part of the prep you do together. The power of the plan is not in the plan itself it’s about getting informed and […]

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Reclaiming Postpartum The Backlash Against Bounceback

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Reclaiming Postpartum The Backlash Against Bounceback

  Our culture in the UK expects soooo much of new mothers. There are the pressures that we face around feeding our babies, newborn sleep and having a ‘good baby’ (What the actual fuck?!)   Not only that, but we place a crushing expectation on ourselves to lose our baby weight and get back into […]

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Tips For A Stress Free Pregnancy

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Tips for a stress free pregnancy

  Being pregnant can be pretty stressful, even at the best of times.   Pregnancy, birth and the early days of parenting are some of the most transformational times in our adult lives. Emotionally, hormonally, physically,  even our relationships can evolve and transform. It’s no wonder these life-changing moments can trigger anxiety and stress reactions […]

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Why Hypnobirthing Isn’t For You

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You might have heard about hypnobirthing  and how lots of couples are using it to prepare for birth. Perhaps a friend of a friend has done it, or you have read a bit about it in one of your pregnancy books. But you are wondering if it’s right for you.   I specialise in working […]

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10 Top Tips for Postnatal Recovery

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10 tips for postnatal recovery

10 top tips for postnatal recovery   Postnatal, postpartum. 4th-trimester or even matresence, call it whatever you will.   The weeks and months after the birth of your baby can be a roller coaster of hormone fluctuations, sleep deprivation and navigating life as a new parent.  All the same, time the body is still physically […]

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Fear, Adrenaline And Their Role In Birth

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Fear, adrenaline and their role in birth

Adrenaline rush…what does that feel like to you?   Perhaps anxiety, or swirling thoughts?  Maybe it’s the physical sensations of the heart-pounding, palms sweating and quick shallow breathing.   However we experience it, it is the body’s reaction to FEAR. Adrenaline is designed to keep us SAFE. When something causes is to feel, uneasy, unsafe. […]

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Preparing for life after birth with a Mothermoon

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Preparing for life after birth with a Mothermoon

  In the run-up to our Ten Moons Pregnancy Day retreat in September, We are taking the time to speak to all of the event collaborators to share their wisdom and give some insight into what to expect on the day. First up is Sarah Tessier, South East London based Postnatal doula, founder of the […]