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Why Midwives Love a Good Birth Plan

Why Midwives Love a Good Birth Plan

This week I am thrilled to feature a guest post from midwife, Kate Visser. Birthwell Birthright (BWBR): Many people are very cynical of the whole concept of a “birth plan”. Pregnant women hear all too often from their friends...

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The Top 10

The Top Ten most useless pregnancy and parenting gadgets of all time

From a marketing perspective, there are few target population groups more vulnerable than pregnant women and new parents, and that makes marketing people very, very happy. If you’ve ever been along to one of those humungous pregnancy and baby...

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Cord clamping

The ethical responsibility of childbirth educators

I’ve just returned from Sydney where I taught a Lamaze Childbirth Educator training program. Part of the course is to explore the Code of Ethics for Lamaze Childbirth Educators. Quite ironically,  I received the following email while I was...

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Mum's the word

Not Your Mum’s Huffing and Puffing Class – Podcast

It was an absolute pleasure and honour be interviewed by Kaz Jaffe, the host of the wonderful podcast, Mum’s the Word. A fellow birth passioneer, Kaz and I could have yakked on forever! We chat about how I came to become...

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heart-enough

Mama, you’re enough.

I think I must have some kind of invisible magnet in my body at the moment, because in the last week or so, I have found myself inextricably drawn to a number of women – some I know well,...

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