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Jamaican Fish Tea (soup) for recovery after birth

Jamaican Fish Tea (soup) for recovery after birth

We all know It can be hard to prepare meals when trying to adjust to your new life with a newborn baby.   Your nutrition plays a big role in recovery, even more so if your recovering from a long complicated birth, cesarean birth or /and are breastfeeding your baby....

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Black Mother & Child

Black Mother & Child

Why? Why do I have to fear I will be mistreated by people who I should trust? Why do I get looked down on from health care professionals when I attend my antenatal appointment? Why do people make assumptions that I don’t have a job, I’m a single mother or don’t know...

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Caring for Yourself

Caring for Yourself

Login to any social media platform, whether it be Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc. and you’ll be inundated with a gazillion and one ideas on ‘self-care’. Articles on what is self-care, why self-care, how to do self-care are and what will happen to your mind, body and...

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What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

What is a Doula? I have, I believe, the best job in the world.  I have the privilege to walk beside women as they journey through pregnancy, birth and those early postnatal days. I am a doula. What, I hear you ask, is a doula? A doula is someone who gives women...

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When it’s Twins.

When it’s Twins.

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be excessively sick when you are pregnant with twins.  This is why it can come as a shock to some people when they arrive at the dating scan and find out that there is more than one baby to be seen.  Of course some parents...

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