You are not a “Good Girl” – Birth, Language and Doulas

Birthing women are not children, they are not 5 years old or 10 or 15, and if they are teenagers, they are at this point in time transitioning very rapidly into womanhood. This is not a good girl either – she is a feisty child with her own mind and her own feelings. She would … Read more

International Women’s Day, Riverfront, Newport, March 2016.

Having come back from this International Womens Day event, at the Riverfront, I am all fired up. It was a beautiful emotional day and it made for me crystal clear, something that I already knew, at the moment, women should be able to own their bodies and their births, without argument and coercion, but they … Read more