The hospital bag! It seems to be the question on every pregnant person’s mind. I just googled it and there were 48 million results. 48 million! So why on earth am I writing ANOTHER post about what to pack in your hospital bag?Continue reading “What you really need in your hospital bag – The Doula Edition”
Loneliness: a feeling most new mothers are very familiar with. And it’s interesting and strange because, of course, you aren’t alone. You’ve got your new baby. Your partner’s around. You’re texting your friends and following people’s lives on Facebook while you feed the baby. You might have family popping around to cuddle and fuss and help. You might have a mother’s group to catch up with once a week.
So why are you feeling so desperately lonely?Continue reading “Alone Together: Motherhood and Loneliness”
After birthing a baby, your emotions and hormones are running wild. You may feel exhilarated, calm, relieved, proud, sad, tired, blissed out, stressed or worried – and most likely, a combination of all.Continue reading “After birth: Hormones and the Baby Blues.”