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As a midwife I am sorry.

By Breastfeeding, Fourth Trimester
As a Midwife I am sorry.


When Breastfeeding Awareness weeks are shared on social platforms, I am always so aware that many women may feel triggered by all the sharing around breastfeeding.

Triggered because maybe you tried and feel like you did not meet the feeding objectives you had.

Triggered because you may be wounded by your breastfeeding journey.

Triggered because of how frustrating the misalignment of promotion vs support felt for you.

As a midwife I want to say…. I am Sorry for my part in this. It is not your fault. Read More

Let’s talk about Sex: Part 3- Mental Obstacles

By Real life, Health, Fourth Trimester

Here is the final installment of what I hope has been a helpful series. I have to admit, it’s not exactly comfortable getting so vulnerable with this topic, but I want Out of the Nest to be a place where we can lift the lid on some of these difficult issues. We’ve looked at the physical obstacles, we’ve looked at the social obstacles, and in this last post, I want to look at the mental obstacles. Read More