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When you surrender

How do you know you’re ready to give birth? When you surrender. A wise midwife taught me: Every woman, when preparing for birth, goes through some type of catharsis. She saw it as natures way of preparing the woman for the ultimate surrender – childbirth. I recognised...

Choose your state of mind

Choose your state of mind Have you ever just stepped back and listened to your mind? “Oh god my bum looks huge in these jeans.” “I’m just so over this work, come on 5 o’clock.” “Are you kidding me, why did you say that?” If you take a step back, you will notice that...

Relationships after birth

"Be the change you want to see in the world" – Ghandi I am enough, you are enough, and your baby is enough I have always loved this quote, and been amazed at the apparent magic of it. Relationships after birth experience a big shake up, like playing a game of chess,...

I am Enough

I am enough, you are enough, and your baby is enough When you are pregnant or a new mother, it is almost like you have a large sign attached to your forehead that reads – “please give me advice about how I should birth my baby.” Or, if you’ve had the baby – “please...

Information Overload Surrounding Birth

How much information is too much information? I’m a great believer in, ‘knowledge is power.’ All through history there are examples of the ‘elite,’ holding back knowledge from the masses as a form of power. Well those days are over – well and truly. Knowledge is...

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