VBAC Home Birth Turned Positive Induction Hospital Birth

These birth stories are so important to share. Induction is not always positive and that is because it comes from a lack of informed consent. Cara* had the support of our Home Birth Support Group UK and her doula and knew and understood the induction process and her rights to informed choice and to wait. She also had the full support of her husband which is vital.Stories of empowered women and families, who have remained in control of their own births and made their own decisions carry such weight. This is the story of Cara’s* birth, not a medical procedure.

Can I Encapsulate My Placenta If?

Having spoken to numerous women who have encapsulated their placentas, I have received nothing but positive feedback. Women often ask if they can have placenta encapsulation in different scenarios, so I turned to my good friend Jenny from Mama Bird Doula, an IPEN trained member of the Placenta Remedies Network for the answers. Click HERE for […]

The Midwife Who Goes Above and Beyond

Using her own time, through social media, her working role, her knowledge, she tries to ensure women get to make informed choices. Where she can, she supports women as much as possible to have what they want and encourages them to think for themselves. She runs classes and tries to fill them. She appreciates the […]