Use your senses to decrease labour pain.

Use your senses to decrease labour pain.

Oh the pain! Probably the biggest reason women fear childbirth right? We are so accustomed to avoiding pain at all costs, why go through it to meet our child? Well, there are some important reasons which I’ll get to. But, do we really avoid pain at all costs?  ...
Mummy blogger with too much time on my hands?

Mummy blogger with too much time on my hands?

A few days ago I started an online petition using the change.org platform asking a well known and loved Sydney organisation, Taronga Zoo, to stop the sale of plastic items at this years VIVID light festival. This festival attracts thousands of visitors to the zoo, and...

Inductions… Does doctor know best, or does baby?

Who should decide when your baby is ready to be born? It’s a bit of a strange question isn’t it? But think about it in context of the natural world first, a world we are a part of but sometimes so far removed from, especially when it comes to birth. In nature we...
Son, I’m sorry for my mistakes.

Son, I’m sorry for my mistakes.

I was ill prepared to be a mum. Labour and birth? Bring it on! Thanks to my Lamaze prenatal classes I knew what I needed to do during labour to find comfort without drugs, to feel supported and to advocate for myself to have the birth I wanted. But after that...

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