“You Had That Baby Yet?” And Other Things I hear At The School Gates

“You Had That Baby Yet?” And Other Things I hear At The School Gates

I’m ‘over-due’, a phase I use loosely. 5 days ‘over-due’ and things are starting to get a little crap. Not so much with the pregnancy but the public property my cervix has become. Did you know that a pregnancy is considered term from anywhere between 37 weeks and 42 weeks gestation? That’s a whole 5 …

A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF A PLACENTA REMEDIES CONSULTANT

A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF A PLACENTA REMEDIES CONSULTANT

Todays guest blog post comes from a personal friend and placenta magician Beverly Gazy. A week in the life of a placenta remedies consultant, sounds long winded but in a nutshell I help women who wish to consume their own placenta after they have birthed their baby’s. I have been helping women as a Doula (Birth companion) for …

A Poem About Having A Baby

A Poem About Having A Baby

It’s National Poetry Day today (2/10/14) and even though I am ABSOLUTELY rubbish at writing poems, I thought I would give it a go! We will always remember the day we discovered, A day of surprise, sickness and blubbers. Are we ready for another tiny person? With hands all sticky, touching everything they shouldn’t. We …

Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

So as most of you know by now through the powers of social media, we are expecting baby number 3! I am 16 weeks and doing really well (except for those horrible pregnancy niggles that most women experience- think tiredness, puking and feeling like I my chest is on fire. em>) and our scan showed …

Don’t Get Rid Of That Placenta! The Lotus Births Are Here!

Don’t Get Rid Of That Placenta! The Lotus Births Are Here!

Parents to be wishing for a more natural birth have now taken ‘Lotus Births’ into consideration. A lotus birth is where the baby is delivered, followed by the placenta…. still attached to the baby! The umbilical cord and placenta are kept together until they detach themselves, which can take from 2-3 days or even up to a …