Informed Birth Preparation: what it takes and what it gives

Informed Birth Preparation puts you in the drivers seat.  You get to determine the route, including any detours.  You choose the music, the companions and guide the conversation.  Taking the drivers seat takes some responsibility.  And it gives you immense power.  In this post, we explore what it takes to have an informed and positive birth, and discover the benefits of taking the effort and stepping […]

seen. not heard.

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Book Review: About Bloody Time

Now published – About Bloody Time: the menstrual revolution we have to have from Victorian Women’s Trust on Vimeo.I received this book after pledging in the Crowd Funding campaign. It is beautifully presented, with the times and powerfully feminine. And it shines a light directly on the ‘unspeakable’.The Victorian Women’s Trust surveyed over 3000 women and girls about their experiences.  They also investigated feelings towards menopause.  What this revealed was shocking and d […]

You are the Voice

In 2019 the NSW State Gov, will start giving out the ‘baby bundle’. Read about it here: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/135m-pamper-pack-nobody-needs/news-story/858be7cc102cdd34aca053676cc0ef08 This baby bundle is COSTING us money, to give something that no one needs. It won’t save money. I have been told over and over that the government can not be seen to endorse one thing over …

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