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Low Carb Keto”Risotto” Recipe

Ingredients 1 head of Cauliflower4 rashers of bacon (grass-fed/organic if possible)2tbsp  of white white1 cup Bone stock1 knob Butter2 cloves crushed Garlic2-3 LeeksMushrooms (optional)2tbsp Boursin Cheese1 cup Frozen peas1 tbsp Lemon zest Method Grate the head of Cauliflower and add with a little butter to the stock pot. Cook for around 5 mins and then …

What exactly is Hypnobirthing?

The term Hypnobirthing originated from Michelle Leclaire O’Neill in 1987 author of “Hypnobirthing the Original Method”. Her work was based partly on previous research by English obstetrician Dr. Grantly Dick Reid. Marie Mongan was also heavily influenced and inspired my Grantly Dick- Read’s work, when she had her first baby and set about to have …

Rebozo Connection Workshop

In this full day workshop you can expect to learn: 💜History and culture of the rebozo 💜Significance and benefits of using the Rebozo 💜Techniques for safe use of the rebozo on your pregnant clients during pregnancy and labour 💜 Ways to deepen relaxation for your clients and for yourself 💜How to incorporate the rebozo into …

Finding My Truth

I’ve been working in the birth world for several years now and am a self confessed birth nerd, ever since I was pregnant with my 1st child. I love to research and learn everything I can about birth and related issues. So by now 2 children in and multiple births attended and childbirth education classes …

Morning glow: Green Smoothie Recipe

I want to share with you this delicious green smoothie recipe which I enjoyed during my last pregnancy and also during my postnatal babymoon. Now whenever I make this, it takes me back to that time! A bonus is my kids like it, so it’s helpful for getting some healthy ingredients into us all! Here’s …

My Freebirth Story

At 41 +2, after weeks of start-stop surges, I woke at midnight with what felt like period pain cramps. I breathed through them and tried to doze.   My eldest daughter was at my mum’s for a sleepover and my 2nd daughter woke up at around 3am. It was strange because she never wakes unless she is …

First-time Mum chooses Independent Midwife for Home Birth.

The Birth Story of Jesse Arlen Even before I was a student midwife I knew I would be giving birth at home. Once I became pregnant –six months into my course – there was no question. I declined all ultrasound scans and used a Doppler, only once or twice later on in my pregnancy. Early …

Waiting for Baby

Has your ‘due date’* been and gone? Are you feeling emotionally and physically exhausted as you wait for your baby? As a mama of 3 whose babies were all born at over 41 weeks, (my 1st was was born at one day shy of 43 weeks) I can fully understand the mixture of emotions you …

Gestational Diabetes Resources

If you are reading this, chances are you have tested positive as having Gestational Diabetes or you are researching what this is all about, perhaps you are considering the screening. There is a huge amount of confusion with GD and how it impacts pregnancy and birth. I speak to many women who are looking to …