A Doula’s Journey 2017

Thank you from this Doula – 2017 has been an incredible ride. I began 2017 intending to take a break – being on call 24/7 for up to 5 weeks at a time is an intense commitment, it is hard on you, on your family and also on your extended network, after all you need […]

And They Never Even Gave Me Cup Of Tea

“And they never even gave me a up of tea”. The words of many newly birthed women talking about their births in busy hospitals. Its such a simple sentence with so much meaning. It can mean. ” I was alone”, “I was frightened”, “No-one came”, “I didn’t want to make a fuss”, ” I wanted […]

Doula UK Sixth Annual Conference: Supporting Survivors

I will be joining many of my Doula UK colleagues at our 6th Annual Conference – Supporting Survivors, continuing my learning from other courses I have attended (and socialising and drinking gin). I will be hearing from some amazing speakers and attending workshops, including  Kicki Hansard – When Survivors Give Birth  Jo Dagustun – Spotlight on […]

Samantha Gadsden walks with women on their journey's through life. She is a feminist, a birth educator, a doula, a believer in and supporter of women and birth photographer living just outside Caerphilly in the South Wales Valleys with her husband Eddie and her 3 younger children.

Please contact her to guest blog and share your life and birth stories.

"Your Journey, Your Body, Your Baby, Your Birth"