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10 thoughtful gifts for a baby shower or blessingway

Looking for the perfect gift for a loved one's baby shower or blessingway? Step away from the muslin cloths and bibs, this list of 10 thoughtful gifts will blow mama away and truly support her postpartum experience.1. The promise of a hot cooked meal in the postpartum...

The Truth About Using Hypnosis for Birth

Hypnosis. For most of us, hearing the word hypnosis can trigger images of a man swinging a pocket watch in front of someone else’s face, closely followed by them clucking like a chicken. If that’s you, you’re not alone. We have movies and TV shows to thank for this...

Your birth options in Perth

Choosing your care provider with consideration is one of the most important things you can do to affect your birth outcomes. But, a lot of people don't know what their options are. For some, having private health insurance automatically leads them to believe that...

My Why

My why. Why I made the choice to become a doula and childbirth educator. Quite simply, because I believe birth can and should be a beautiful and magical experience for all involved. For mama. For the birthing partner. For baby (or babies). For the midwives. For the...

5 things a doula DOESN’T do

5 things a doula doesn't do. A professional doula, who respects you and knows the limits of her scope of practice. 1. Make decisions for you A good doula will not make decisions for you. She can provide you with information to help you make the decision, but it will...

Regrets of a first time birther

Birth regrets. It’s tough to admit that I do have some regrets about my first birthing experience. I thought I was pretty well prepared and yet flexible enough to meet challenges with an open mind and heart. Looking back on the experience – which was on the whole...

Cloth nappies – what, why and how

Cloth nappies... they can seem like a lot of effort but as someone who is trying to be more environmentally conscious as well as hating waste I decided on cloth nappies as soon as I knew I was pregnant. I LOVE cloth nappies. They are easy to use, especially if you use...

Wear your baby bear

Baby wearing is nothing new, but it is slowly becoming more popular in Perth as more and more parents (and grandparents and relatives!) see the benefits to wearing their babies. When we first had baby E we wore her EVERYWHERE. It was literally months before our pram...

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