The Placenta!

I think the placenta is one of the most amazing creations on the planet – it’s an unbelievable organ that nourishes and support your baby for the entire 9 months and allows nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange.   It amazes me that this organ doesn’t exist within your body until you become pregnant at…

Our Water Baby….

I have heard the saying that a woman’s birth story is implanted in her heart for all eternity and now that I have my own story, I too now have mine to share and to hold forever. I find it very hard to articulate how I felt throughout the birth and upon meeting my gorgeous…

Birth… my journey and my plan

I made the decision very early on in my pregnancy about the kind of birth that I wanted for myself and for my baby and the decision came very naturally. I wanted a home birth, I wanted continuation of care from my midwife and I wanted to have options to opt-in or opt-out of certain…