‘It isn’t in my blood’

“Help me, it’s like the walls are caving in.Sometimes I feel like giving upBut I just can’t.It isn’t in my blood.” Shawn Mendes “Laying on the bathroom floor, feeling nothing.I’m

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Money disguised as Hope

You know the ones I mean. You have seen them. The all singing websites and the glossy leaflets. You scroll down and see smiling, happy faces and the testimonies that

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The many Faces of Birth

Birth has many faces and no one situation prevails, it is as individual to each woman, baby and family as a fingerprint. Often things such a ‘risk’, ‘normal’ and ‘natural’

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Continuity of Carer matters

There has been a lot of talk recently about continuity of carer in maternity services and the difference it can make it women, babies and families. The National Maternity Review

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Preventing Birth Trauma-How?

Supporting families after a difficult and traumatic birth of course is so important but we need to address how we can prevent trauma from a difficult birth in the first

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The birth of my beautiful Cait

This is the story of Ruth and Cait. Please be aware that some stories may trigger difficult memories and emotions so remember your own self care as everyone will be

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