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5 Ways Fear Can Affect Your Birth

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If you’re pregnant and you are absolutely shitting it and wonder if this is normal to feel so worried – then congratulations – you are in the MAJORITY of woman and yes, it is normal. If you’re pregnant, and you are totally embracing your birth, have no fears whatsoever – well done – but maybe you […]

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Project Fear

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I’m not going to sit on the fence about this issue – I’m getting more and more cross with Project Fear in our maternity services and specifically related to birth choices. The last few weeks I’ve been supporting a few mums planning to make choices against what their Health Care Professionals are supporting.  These mums are traumatised […]

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The Fears of Birth

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Birth can be a worry for many of us and for so many different reasons.  We have been inundated for such a long time about how awful birth can be, about how sore it is (“take ALL the drugs”), how exhausting it is and so many more horror stories.  These deep seated fears and anxieties about birth […]

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Things I wish I’d known about birth

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Since training to support births, I’ve learned so much about birth and had so much time to reflect on my own experiences and pre-doula knowledge.  I’m still learning lots and I feel I’ll always be learning – every day there’s something new I pick up.  Here’s some things I wish I had known about birth: 1. […]

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Are doulas project managers?

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I had a hilarious conversation last night with friends – his theory – everyone in whatever career they’re in, work as Project Managers.  I laughed this off – there is no way I am in any way a Project Manger – seriously, I feel very far removed from any sort of what I would call […]