Birth

Traumatic Birth Recovery.

MAM 3 Step Rewind Technique I really want to tell you all about this exciting technique I recently discovered for relieving birth trauma, It’s called the MAM 3 Step Rewind Technique and I am just about to finish the training. When I started working as a Doula I quickly realised[…]

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Intelligent Tea Drinking

Intelligent tea drinking It’s a skill.  Honestly.  Doula’s are really good at looking like we aren’t doing much, while actually doing a lot. Us brits love it, it’s an institution and not to be messed with. I’m not really particularly patriotic about most things. But I do love tea. I[…]

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Using Gender Inclusive Language

Using gender inclusive language Controversy in the media There has been a lot of talk this week about the use of gender inclusive language in the medical profession.  In particular with regards to people who are pregnant and whether they should be routinely labelled as “Mother” It seems that this[…]

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Umbilical Cord Ties

What are Umbilical Cord Ties? Umbilical cord ties are an alternative to the plastic clamps that are commonly used in a medical birth setting.  They are usually made from cotton either by plating or crochet.  Some people even use dental floss!  They are simply tied tightly around the umbilical cord[…]

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