An awesome twin doula journey

My Twin Doula Journey I met Helen at the pregnancy circle I was running. This was her third pregnancy with a new partner, Rowan, and she had planned a homebirth. Her first baby was born in hospital by caesarean following a long and traumatic induction. Her second ended in a vaginal birth, but it too was induced.  The homebirth she had long for though appeared … Continue reading An awesome twin doula journey

Conscious pregnancy and birth

A few years ago I studied with Kara Maria Ananda on her Conscious Birth Emissary course. It helped me expand my thoughts and awareness, and consolidate how I was feeling at the time about my work. I have long walked a path between holistic midwifery and the need to work within a medicalised system, and have found it enlightening – to be challenged in so … Continue reading Conscious pregnancy and birth

Knitting midwifery…

   I was taught how to knit many years ago by my wonderful Granny, but never progressed further than a scarf – usually a small one at that, for my daughter’s toys. Scarves are easy; they’re straight.  But this is my first attempt at something  different. To be honest its still straight – just joined together, but I’m now knitting and purling together. My interest … Continue reading Knitting midwifery…