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Why connect with your child and family nurse?

By Family, Health, Womens Health

Why engage with your Child and Family Health Nurse Service?

Maybe it is because I too work in health, but I truly value this service and have benefited several times from being connected.

I received my first Blue Book with my daughter almost 12 years ago, then keenly accepted the offer for the local child and family health service to come and visit us. I benefited from the knowledge and support greatly as a new Mother, and even now having 4 children I still benefit from engaging with this service and I think almost everyone would.

So, I wanted to share a bit about how I used the service and how you might benefit from it also. Read More

The Emotional Upgrade of Motherhood

By Mum life, Health
The physiology of motherhood fascinates me. This is likely why I became a Midwife. There are so many things that happen in your body when you give birth that affect you immediately and in the long term. Here is just one example that is relevant for most mums and the overwhelm we are feeling right now, no matter how old your children are. Read More


Pregnant?…How to choose your model of Care.

By Health, Pregnancy
Choosing your Pregnancy: Birth and Postpartum Care

So, you’re pregnant. Now what? Thinking about where you will give birth and who will support you during your pregnancy is an important decision and raises a number of questions. How do you approach it? What are the options available for me? What are my values around this birth? I want to spend the next two blogs trying to shed some light on these questions. Read More

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How to Simplify Diets and find some Freedom

By Inspiration, Health
What every woman should know about food and health. You CAN find joy!

This blog is for all those women who are just overwhelmed and confused with food advice. I’m writing this because working out what ‘being healthy‘ means, when there is just so much advice out there can be enough to send a woman into a state of imbalance. In so many ways.

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