Care for a little salt with that madam?

Ok, if you’re feeling squeamish or perhaps are in that green and wobbly stage of early pregnancy it may be time to look away. Go for a walk, smell some fresh laundry and come back later when I’m writing about something other than eating, distilling and encapsulating placentas. I will freely admit that until I started to look in to this for a couple I’m working with I hadn’t really given it much thought, other than ‘ewww’... Read More

It ain’t over ’till it’s over

Hands up if, before you were pregnant/had a baby, you didn’t even realise there was a third stage of labour… You have some contractions, do a bit of pushing, you have a baby, you’re all finished, right? Well not quite. There is of course the matter of the placenta – that amazing organ that connects the umbilical cord to the wall of the uterus and sustains your baby until he’s ready to make a grand entrance. As... Read More

The Hackney Doula

Doula UK Recognised