Reflecting on breastfeeding

Reflecting on breastfeeding

Whenever I see a breastfeeding woman now I have the muscle memory of the initial latch, the tingle, the squeeze, the flow, the sticky hands pulling my hair, gently pinching my skin, cuddling into the fold between my breasts.

What happens when you become a Mum: Rachel (Musings of a London Mum)

What happens when you become a Mum: Rachel (Musings of a London Mum)

Was I a mum? A woman? A wife? A friend? How was a possibly going to be all things to all people as well as provide for the new tiny human?

Megan Rossiter (founder of Positively Birthing) In defence of midwives: for hypnobirthing Mums

Megan Rossiter (founder of Positively Birthing) In defence of midwives: for hypnobirthing Mums

If there’s one thing you take from this, let it be this - it's not a battle, we’re on the same team.

The Paradox of Induction…Guest Post: Kate Shirley, Founder of Effie + Ros

The Paradox of Induction…Guest Post: Kate Shirley, Founder of Effie + Ros

I knew that I did have a choice and that hospital guidelines are just that – guidelines, based on an average. It was a guess date and in my case we guessed wrong!

Meet a...Doula

Meet a...Doula

A doula will listen to you without judgement, when you’re feeling worried, tired or emotional. 

Ten objects a new Mum actually needs

Ten objects a new Mum actually needs

What do you need? Wet wipes. ‘