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  • Doula Support in a Planned C-Section

    FAQs: Do you support Planned C-Sections? Yes of course! It is no secret that I am passionate about natural childbirth, but I am also passionate about mental health and women’s rights. Not everyone will experience or want to experience a vaginal birth, but everyone needs support when they are having a baby. If you don’t…

  • My first year working as a doula

    My first  year as a doula Initial Training Before I started working as a doula, I signed to do training with Birth Bliss Academy. Kicki was an amazing teacher I was captivated by the whole experience. There was a mammoth amount of pre-course and post-course coursework which increased my knowledge and understanding vastly. I found…

  • How much do doulas cost?

    How much do doulas cost? There are several elements that go into deciding what to charge as a doula. I’ll be discussing some of the things I took into consideration before deciding what to charge in 2019 marking one year since I did my doula training. I looked at my experience before and after becoming…

  • Tell me more about Freebirthing

    What is freebirthing? Freebirthing is when you intentionally give birth without a midwife or obstetrician present. This is different from when babies are born accidentally, before the birth professional arrives or before you reach the hospital. Is freebirthing Illegal in the UK? No – As long as you are in your right mind you have…

  • Dad’s Birth Story

    Dad’s Birth Story As a first-time father, the idea of attending my wife’s labour was rather intimidating, I always thought of myself as being rather fearless but in this case, I felt an unexplainable feeling of apprehension. Looking back at things, I think it was because we talked about the birthing process a lot and…