What’s a MummyMOT and why you need one NOW…

Background I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and post-natal care are all feminist issues. In this country, right now, we aren’t doing enough and we are letting our women, our babies and families…

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How and why I consumed my placenta

Today I want to talk to you about something quite controversial! Placentophagy, or consuming your own placenta! Now I’m sure you have read or heard about lots of the reasons why or why not to do this, so I’m not…

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How I overcame my birth trauma 

What is birth trauma? Birth trauma is essentially Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that can follow birth. The Birth Trauma Association estimates that over 200,000 women in the UK experience Birth Trauma and go on to develop some of the…

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Emergency C-section Birth Story

A disclaimer I’ve shared my positive home birth story for my daughter but have yet to share my not so great birth story for my son, which ended in a category 1 emergency Cesarean section. So here it is –…

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Top ten tips for preparing for labour and childbirth 

Why do so many people think that you can’t prepare for giving birth? It must be one of the most prevalent and damaging myths out there! You really can prepare, indeed ought to prepare for birth. For my first birth…

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