Delicious Doula Dishes

Here we have a selection of super easy, quick to prepare, delicious doula dishes. All of them have been tried and tested by our own members. Happy cooking! Recipes shared by doula Sally-Anne from Younique Postnatal – to get a copy of their recipe book Delicious Doula Dishes, including key information about nutrition after birth …

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Babywearing Blessings

The benefits to wearing a baby close are enormous and well documented. Here are some wise words from our wonderful member Janine Ebling a Postnatal Doula and Babywearing Peer Supporter based in Guildford. Please click on the link below to enlarge it:

Twenty years on….

My first birth was, on the face of it, far more traumatic but this one really took away my power and those feelings have stayed with me. A doula would have been such a source of strength! I have never blogged. I wrote this, it has been hanging around for awhile but its more of …

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Transition

Transition. def: movement, metamorphosis, change… “You are in transition, Mrs Shutes.” I stare at my GP. She stares at her computer screen. She raises her eyebrows registering my silence. Perhaps? Her eyes swivel towards me, her head follows. Perhaps not. “You are transitioning from a woman who can have babies to a woman who cannot. …

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Spotlight on Pamela Rogers

Pamela Rogers, welcome into the spotlight   Doulas are as diverse as the women and families they support and here at Surrey and Middlesex doulas you have a wonderfully rich and varied selection to choose from. Over to you Pammy   1) I am caring, creative and spiritual.   2)  My favourite thing about me …

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Spotlight

The first in our series of…..’In the Spotlight’, featuring the wonderful Janine Ebling. Here are her answers to the questions that might never (but should!) get asked. Learn a little more about what makes her tick…. For more details about the services that Janine offers, please look at ‘The Doulas’ section 1) What 3 words …

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The winning entry in our poetry competition

Rhythm By Claire Roberts Baited breath, positive test, disbelief, elation. Sheer exhaustion, first kick, growing fast, bump. First signs, stop start, gentle climb, rotation. Focussed breath, swaying hips, kind words, faith. Opening up, bearing down, letting go, dilation. Pushing through, untold strength, here she is, joy. Skin to skin, first touch, disbelief, elation Sheer exhaustion, …

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