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It’s not his birth, he doesn’t belong here.

It’s not his birth, he doesn’t belong here.

It’s not his birth, he doesn’t belong here. He’ll say the wrong thing and upset her. But he is her husband, her partner, the love of her life. He holds her when she’s upset in the middle of the night, and comforts her when she loses faith in herself. That is exactly what she needs, he knows just what to say.     . It’s not his birth, he doesn’t belong here. This is no place for a man. But…

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Please Don’t “Start How You Intend To Finish”

Please Don’t “Start How You Intend To Finish”

Which Finish Line Are You Talking About? “Start how you intend to finish” is something I’ve read and heard even more. Or the similar “don’t create a rod for your own back” line dished out to every new mother. Why are these so damaging? Because they make absolutely no sense! When exactly are you talking about finishing? Am I meant to be parenting this newborn like I envisage parenting my 18 year old? Should this little baby be expected to…

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Baby Wearing Dads: Ovaries Exploding Like Fireworks

Baby Wearing Dads: Ovaries Exploding Like Fireworks

What is it about a Baby Wearing Daddy?? There’s something incredibly sexy about seeing a man nurturing his baby. The way he kisses their head, smiles as he rubs their back…and let’s face it, it’s especially awesome when it’s your own because that means that baby is not on your hip! I think every dad should wear his baby. It might result in a massive population explosions as women all over the place swoon but it’s also incredible for baby…

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Pregnancy Meditation

Pregnancy Meditation

I loved going to my birth class and having a doula run a guided meditation at the end of the class. It was such a beautiful way to relax, centre myself and connect with the wriggly life inside of me. Below is a meditation I wrote and conducted at my pregnancy oils workshop. Feel free to print it off and have someone read it to you. Find somewhere quiet, dim and comfortable and then relax away. It would be even…

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