• Selfie of Bridget, a white woman with short dark hair, wearing red lipstick and a red shirt.

    Facts and Feelings

    There is so much information out there in the ether of the internet; especially misinformation. And when it comes to pregnancy and birth, sometimes it’s hard to find what you need. You have a heap of leaflets in your hand from…

  • Christmas natural wreath of branches with garland with lights in hands flat lay

    So…Why Hire a Doula?!

    You want someone by your side who will be steadfast in the belief that YOU CAN DO THIS, even when you feel you just cannot go on. ⁠ You want someone who will love in such a way that gives you…

  • Dark image of wooden bed with white bed linen

    Protecting Postnatal

    Well, this time is tender and raw and the body and heart needs to be held. Stop calling making this space for rest and care a luxury or pampering because IT IS NOT. Support your friends and your family, bring them…

  • Current Reads: Why Caesarean Matters

    This book is informative, easy to read and just excellent. For some reason I’m surprised by that..perhaps because my own experience of caesarean birth was not positive, I maybe expected it to be a difficult read but actually it’s not and…

  • A Postnatal New Year Prayer

    Since it’s New Year and your feed is probably saturated with “diet starts tomorrow”, food guilt, moralising of quantities, calories and macronutrients, and “post-baby body” bullshit, here is my reminder and also my prayer for you..

  • THIS!

    It’s always a certain type of image that attracts the attention of the censors. They say it's about nudity - but so often it's a particular TYPE of nudity - one that doesn't look passive, or helpless, or dependent on anything…

  • MMBRACE Report

    Below words reposted from Mars Lord on Instagram; you can check out her blog and doula preparation courses at www.abueladoulas.com. And definitely go read the MMBRACE report now that the government embargo has been lifted..

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