Postnatal care Archives | Tricia Murray

Postnatal care

Why should I pay for a doula when a midwife is free?

I love working with midwives – I have so many positive relationships I’ve formed with the local midwifery community and via twitter and other social media platforms.  I love that partnership approach and working side by side. I often feel defensive for some of the midwives I work with too – workloads, challenging case-loads and being able …

Why should I pay for a doula when a midwife is free? Read More »

Placenta Remedies – Guest Post by Rachael Whigham

Guest post by Rachael Wigham – Doula and Placenta specialist (covers Edinburgh, East Lothian, Borders, North Northumberland)   ‘’Placentophagia refers to the consumption of the afterbirth by either mothers or – in species with male allomaternal care – males as well. It is almost universal in both carnivorous and herbivorous mammals.’’ The placenta is an …

Placenta Remedies – Guest Post by Rachael Whigham Read More »