Informed Choice

Can you standardise birth?

From the moment I read Childbirth Unmasked I became acutely aware that a woman’s innate power in birth had been usurped by a series of interventions and technological processes. Unfortunately the system designed to care for 1000’s of women, to prevent poor outcomes and ensure healthy mothers and babies, often fails to recognise the individuality… Read More Can you standardise birth?

Practice

From midwife to doula…

As I continued my doula experience, I noted something occurring, a process, a journey. I’m not sure there is an end place, but I am travelling a path that winds itself through my consciousness and being. “I have to accept the change within me and own it. I am evolving.” ………………………………………………………………………………….   Midwifery to me… Read More From midwife to doula…

Self Care

Small habits to wellness

Journal entries… 12th January 2017 “Still feeling exhausted. Aching knees and ankles. Still finding my balance, thinking about the future and how to look after the family while looking after my mind and spirit. At the moment on days off I am feeling so tired that I don;t really achieve anything. On my work days… Read More Small habits to wellness