Postpartum Doula

Postpartum Doula

Postpartum Doula Help in that all important “Fourth Trimester” Your baby is here!  Those 40-odd weeks of dreaming and planning…

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Positions in Labour

Positions in Labour

Positions in Labour When the big day is nearing your mind begins to turn to how are things going to…

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Pregnancy Nutrition

Pregnancy Nutrition

Pregnancy Nutrition Here is our second in the Nutrition Series by Stacy Heckenberg BHSc Nut. Med.  This one focuses on…

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Skin to Skin

Skin to Skin

  Benefits of skin to skin Why it’s important for everyone Cry less.  Sleep better.  Two things every parent wishes…

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7 Great Reasons to Massage Your Baby

7 Great Reasons to Massage Your Baby

7 Great Reasons to Massage Your Baby If you’ve ever had a massage, you will know how good you feel…

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What to Eat Before you are Pregnant

What to Eat Before you are Pregnant

What to Eat Before you are Pregnant As part of my role as a Doula, I gather a team of…

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Birth Stories

Birth Stories

Birth Stories A birth that needed a doula Pregnancy Problems I had my third child when I was 38. Because…

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Breastfeeding – Hacks That Help and Myths That Don’t

Breastfeeding – Hacks That Help and Myths That Don’t

Breastfeeding – Hacks That Help and Myths That Don’t There are always plenty of people around to give you ‘good’…

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Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding Basics

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Tearing – Prevention and Cure

Tearing – Prevention and Cure

Tearing – Prevention and Cure One of the things that most concerns women when thinking about labour – apart from…

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Managing Pain in Childbirth

Managing Pain in Childbirth

Managing Pain in Childbirth Childbirth is tough. There’s no getting around it. And it is different for everyone. Some women…

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What is a Birthing Doula?

What is a Birthing Doula?

What is a Birthing Doula? I am asked this question so often! Very few people know what a doula is,…

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Alison Hansen – Doula

Alison Hansen – Doula

Since my childhood in rural Australia – taking joy in helping my father on the farm, and absorbing a love…

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