Pregnancy & Motherhood

Natural newborn baby essentials

I have been meaning to post this for a while; I will put the delay down to the constant process of learning, growing and integration that new motherhood provides. I seem to be swimming in a vast ocean of inspiration and clarity at times, and at others I am just […]

Birthing babe, birthing mama

“I’ve been wholly and completely changed since you came into the world. Different entirely in body, mind, and spirit… It’s hard to describe this change. I’m no longer living in one body – my soul has split in two. I guess I feel a bit like a child myself. Lost […]

Joolz and the Birth Forest

When we aren’t carrying our baba in his sling (I like Solly and Hana, if you are interested), a good pram is hard to avoid, and choosing one was made beautifully simple when I discovered Joolz: the people who plant a tree in Colombia for every pram they sell. Working […]

Pregnancy natural beauty heroes

Aside from the deep and ongoing inner transformation that the pregnancy journey ignites, the physical self is also something of an evolving being – and this can feel both beautiful and unnerving at times, to find our bodies in a state of constant flux and change, at such a fast pace, with […]

Parenting as a spiritual practice

My beautiful friend Emily Roberti is a yoga teacher, doula and one of the most innately grounded, conscious and holistic parents I have the luck to know. Hailing form London, she has recently been living in New York where she has grown a thriving teaching and doula practice. I invited her to share […]

Birth and beyond: natural preparations

As we find ourselves at week 29 of pregnancy, preparations are slowly getting underway for the little one’s expected arrival earthside. Alongside a wonderful hypnobirthing course to tend to the psychological journey (more of which later), general nesting and slowly making space in our little cottage for a brand new […]

Tribe de Mama: Expecting Womban offerings

I recently shared some tender early pregnancy insights over on the beautiful Tribe de Mama IG page. I find the community that Dori has created so powerful and as an expecting womb-an, the online sisterhood and raw openness with which all aspects of motherhood are explored has been such an empowering and […]

Reflections on Doula support: by Yolande Diver 

I recently started attending Yolande’s wonderful prenatal yoga classes in Walthamstow, and as our after-class talks unfolded I felt called to invite her to share the essence behind her work as a pregnancy yoga teacher and doula in this new space, dedicated to motherhood in all its stages and forms. I hope […]