I've taken my time writing this post, but at last after a year to the day, I have Helen's birth story to share with you. It's a long and detailed one so best to grab yourself a cuppa before diving in. I wanted to include as many details as I can remember because I know that while pregnant I loved reading other women's birth stories, especially those that had been able to … [Read more...]
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Deciding to get pregnant again was not something that came easily to me because I was afraid of a repeat of what happened before - pre-eclampsia, a traumatic c-section birth experience and a challenge to bring my blood pressure down after the birth of my daughter. It's been a long journey of healing, understanding what happened, learning how I could have prepared and supported … [Read more...]
On my quest to start an antenatal support group here in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos I have started to receive some questions from expectant mothers on how to best prepare for their delivery. In order to make the information readily accessible for everyone I will be featuring some of these questions on my blog. Today I share a list of what to pack in your hospital … [Read more...]
I LOVE coffee! A coffee a day is definitely one of the things that brings me a lot of pleasure. Since being pregnant I have missed my morning coffee so much until I discovered Teeccino thanks to Laura Mensen. Teeccino is a nutritious blend of Mediterranean herbs, grains, fruits and nuts that are roasted and ground to brew and taste like coffee. It tastes absolutely delicious … [Read more...]
My husband, Edward, and I held our first workshop together this Wednesday on Acupressure & a Gentle Birth. The idea for the workshop was inspired by all of the research that I have done on pregnancy and childbirth after I had a tough time delivering my daughter five years ago. It has been a long healing journey for me and I'm excited to announce that we are expecting our … [Read more...]