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Time to start listening

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I posted an article yesterday on Facebook about postpartum rage.  Something I’m sure the VAST majority of mothers (and fathers) have felt – even if you won’t admit openly about it.  I don’t think it’s a positive emotion to feel nor something that’s ‘OK’ but it’s probably fairly ‘normal’ and I feel it’s a warning sign […]

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Let’s talk positive birth

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Doula support Edinburgh

What do we mean by positive birth? When I talk about a positive birth, it’s where a mother’s feel empowered, that they’ve had ownership over the decisions about their birth as they’ve had access to good quality information, where mums have felt respected, loved and looked after. Where mums can reflect on their birth as a […]

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Parenting post infertility

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‘Just relax’ – anyone currently going through infertility will hear this time and time again, yet for many ‘just’ relaxing is the last thing that you are capable of doing.  Many don’t understand, when you are going through infertility, the biggest emotion that many of us feel is grief – grief for this baby that we […]

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Dr Google’s baby manual – parental information overload

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In the 6 years since becoming pregnant and a parent, access to information has never been so readily available.  Social media has escalated beyond belief – we are all becoming phone addicts and spend all our waking time googling or reading on facebook every single issue with regards to pregnancy, birth, feeding, sleeping, baby behaviour […]

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Fit for Motherhood – 12th November 2014

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Edinburgh Birth and Baby Services

Edinburgh Birth and Baby Services, in conjunction with Sweaty Betty Wednesday, 12 November 2014 from 18:30 to 20:00, 67 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2JG Join us for an evening of taster sessions and information, to help you in your journey through pregnancy, birth and into motherhood. Experts will be giving short talks throughout the evening on […]