Practice

Being a conscious midwife

Continuing professional development is important in our work with women as doulas, midwives and birth professionals. We expand our knowledge but also challenge our perceptions too, to explore new ways of being and working. A few years ago I studied with Kara Maria Ananda on her Conscious Birth Emissary online learning course. It helped me… Read More Being a conscious midwife

Self Care

Keeping a journal

I have written a journal on and off for several years. It probably started when I as a student midwife, and as part of our learning we would write reflections on our experiences, exploring how we felt, what we had learned and where we would go next. This is very much part of what I… Read More Keeping a journal

Practice

From midwife to doula…

As I continued my doula experience, I noted something occurring, a process, a journey. I’m not sure there is an end place, but I am travelling a path that winds itself through my consciousness and being. “I have to accept the change within me and own it. I am evolving.” ………………………………………………………………………………….   Midwifery to me… Read More From midwife to doula…