Congratulations on your pregnancy! I hope you’re feeling as well as you’re looking and that you and Harry are enjoying this incredibly special time.
Each year, around 700,000 babies are born in the UK and yet, I estimate that less than 1 per cent were supported by a doula during birth and/or postnatally.
The skies are blue, the sun is out - yes, it’s summer! I love this time of year but I also remember when my daughters were small babies, finding it a little bit stressful.
We’ve known for a while now that, if we want our money to make us happier, we should be spending it on experiences, not on things.
When we think about childbirth, our focus is often on a mother, pushing with all her might to get her baby out! What we don’t often consider is what the baby is doing in that scenario.
There are so many myths around childbirth that it can feel pretty overwhelming to try and sort the facts from the fibs. I’ve pulled together seven of the most common birth myths - and I bet you’ve heard of at least one of them!
Many new parents worry about the choices they are making in looking after their child, and often lack the confidences to believe that they are doing the right thing.
Kicki Hansard is a member of Doula UK, however any opinions expressed on this blog are personal views and not necessarily the view of Doula UK.