Guest Blogger: Libby Nuttall Creator of Miracle Months www.miraclemonths.com We all know the common symptoms of pregnancy, back aches, restless legs, lethargy, fatigue, the list goes on. So what if there was a way to reduce or eradicate some of these aches and pains? Good news! The answer is exercise. Come back in time with […]
Other than having a doula support you through your caesarean birth here are some other tips to help make your birth a more positive experience. All of this is best discussed with your caregivers prior to you going in to labour. Schedule your caesarean as close to your due date as possible or even in early labour […]
Doulas Support Caesarean Births Too With the rate of caesarean sections in Australia at approximately 32% according to The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) Mothers and Babies report 2012 it’s fair to expect that as a doula we will attend caesarean births.Not all of these births though are emergency caesarean births (a caesarean that […]
The Birth Story of Ryan Thomas Mates Being pregnant with my third and final child, I wanted to have the birth I wanted to have, not that my previous two births were bad or clouded with ill feelings; I just wanted to do a few things differently. My husband although very supportive and attentive […]
If you’ve had your baby previously through a caesarean section, whether that was planned or an emergency section and you are pregnant again, you will more than likely find yourself curious about VBAC’S (vaginal birth after caesarean). I was in a similar position to you. My 3rd child was born by “elective caesarean” for breech […]
My name is Trisha – or Trish to those that love me.
I have been blessed to find my calling in supporting women through their pregnancy and births since 2007 and am absolutely honoured to witness the precious moment as a mother welcomes her baby to her arms and a family
Myths About Dads and Doulas By Penny Simkin, PT Myth 1 – If a woman has her partner, the doula becomes redundant. Reality – The doula may be the only person at the labor besides the partner who is there solely for the emotional well-being of the woman. The nurse, the doctor, the midwife have […]