Working with your doula

Working with your doula

Doula … The New Midwife? We have more professionals involved with us during pregnancy and childbirth than in any other part of our lives. … Obstetrician, GP, Nurse Midwife (CNM) and Obstetrical Nurse, Direct Entry Midwife, Lay Midwife, Childbirth Educator (CBE) and now Doula. Every birth professional can help…

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Having my first baby

Having my first baby

Our New Zealand Minister of Health gave a talk at the New Zealand Midwifery Conference (91.2% of ALL expectant parents have a midwife). This was his first statement: ‘The birth of a child is the most important event in life’. That is the Truth. The birth of your first…

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Know how to birth a baby

Know how to birth a baby

‘Do I know how to birth my baby’? That’s really the question all pregnant women ask of themselves. As a woman I’ll tell you I certainly wondered that when I was pregnant first time even though I gave birth when there was a societal expectation that pregnant families learn…

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