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The ‘perfect’ birth … or the perfect birth for you?
Is there a perfect birth, or is it truly about having the perfect birth for you? Explore the myths we have grown up with and see the multifaceted aspects of birth that impact us all.
Pregnancy checklist – help or hindrance?
Exploring the the most important ingredient on pregnancy ‘To Do’ lists a childbirth educator and mother of 7 offers a new perspective.
The mother baby bonding process – is it always automatic?
All mothers want to be ‘good mothers who love their babies’, but it doesn’t always go to plan. What happens when baby bonding doesn’t happen?
10 key truths about giving birth
'10 Key truths about giving birth' offers a new approach in how women can support themselves to prepare for birth that is not determined by a certain outcome or marker of a woman’s worth.
Pregnancy glow & postnatal depression
What is it about pregnancy that makes a woman feel fabulous and glow? What is postnatal depression really about?
Pregnancy, Birth, Parenting, Motherhood, Sacredness, Stillness
Healing childhood sexual abuse: impact on pregnancy, birth & mothering
Motherhood presents women with opportunities way beyond simply having a baby. What gifts could true empowerment offer, especially for mothers who have experienced childhood sexual abuse?
Motherhood, Self-empowerment, Abuse, Birth, Children, Pregnancy
Pre-natal and post-natal depression and mental health issues in the perinatal period – what are we missing?
There is a huge amount of advice and support available for women during the peri-natal period, yet women are increasingly struggling with mental health issues such as pre and post-natal depression, anxiety, self-harming and suicidal thoughts and behaviours. This situation naturally calls us to ask ‘why; what’s the part are we not truly understanding?’.
Comparison: the unspoken side of being pregnant, giving birth and mothering
Being pregnant, giving birth and mothering are usually much anticipated and regarded as special parts of many women’s lives. But rather than enjoying this period, women are often left feeling unsettled and unfulfilled, yet find it hard to work out why.
I am beauty-full just for being me – a message from the author
This book is designed to offer young people the option to live in a way that does not subscribe to the false ideals and beliefs that have us searching for beauty outside of ourselves.
Post Natal Depression - A Health Stop
Post natal depression is nature’s way of stopping you from continuing a way of living that does not confirm and boost who you are.
Motherhood, Pregnancy, Depression, Birth, Self-love, Self-worth
Making choices around unplanned pregnancy
How do we work through the challenging decisions we face when an unplanned pregnancy occurs? The way in which we process this experience is crucial so that we can avoid the turmoil or blame, and simply look at what is there to be looked at, and feel the truth that arises…
What’s self-love got to do with pregnancy and stillbirth?
Experiencing a stillbirth is difficult for women and those around them. Yet, healing from the experience may not as impossible as it seems.
Can natural childbirth truly empower us as women?
What does natural childbirth mean for women and is there more to look at in this incredible process?
Preparing for breastfeeding – what’s actually needed?
Confused about what is needed to prepare for breastfeeding? Find out what is needed, including one thing you may not expect.
A new Mother’s Day message – awakening the mothering qualities within us all
We all have had different experiences of being mothered. What if this Mother’s Day we allowed ourselves to stop and consider if the ultimate expression of mothering went way beyond the usual definitions?
Are we trading sex for love?
We live in a society where sex is often used as a measure of our worth and proof that we are loved. But if it was as straightforward as that, why are so many people in romantic relationships feeling empty and loveless?