September 5, 2020

We’ve not been to any baby classes yet, will this affect my baby’s development?

I’ve been asked this constantly since the start of the pandemic. Thankfully the answer is no! Many new parents are tentatively emerging into a more social lifestyle but with baby classes sti...

July 8, 2020

At the beginning of March I received an enquiry from a solo Mum-to-be looking for birth support as the pandemic had changed her birth plans. She was supposed to have a family member come over from Australia to be her birth partner but as Coronavirus was spreading aroun...

Back in January when those two little lines popped up on a pregnancy test, I was full of excitement for what 2020 was going to bring. Little did I know by mid-March we would be in lockdown and the year that had looked so promising was slipping into despair. 

Those who k...

Pregnancy is a time of great change in your body, below I have shared a few tips with you on how to maintain a healthy spine throughout your pregnancy. Taking care of your spine during your pregnancy can reduce your chances of developing pain and discomfort with this o...

June 10, 2020

Being a doula over the last few months has been a strange experience. Most hospitals restricted birth partners to just one and doulas were similarly turned away from supporting at homebirths. Remote doulaing is possible, but most of us weren’t set up to work that way a...

June 8, 2020

Three Doulas who love working together to provide the individually tailored support for each birthing woman and their family.

         

                     Meet Saffron!

"I live in Hanworth with my husband...

March 24, 2020

 They say you can tell a lot about a woman from the contents of her handbag, but what about a Doula's?

Here is what we usually carry when we are on-call...none of the items are essential for Doula magic!

Tama's Birth Bag:

Rebozo - to help provide hands off physical suppor...

May 30, 2019

A great must have in your fridge or freezer pre or post birth is a batch of bone broth!

It can be eaten on its own or with few vegetables cooked in, also great to add to stews, risotto, soups and minestrone. Bone broth is super nutrient dense, particularly rich in an am...

May 1, 2019

After we've come back from supporting our amazing mama's to birth their babies, we each have our own ways of winding down and taking care of ourselves. From baking to dog walks, here is what each of the Doula's of Kew do.

Saffron:

"When I get back from a birth I usually...

April 16, 2019

One of our most popular postnatal dishes, and one I am most fond of, has its origins in the Chinese tradition of confinement. 

It has been adapted over the last few years to make it more suitable and warming for new families.

Chicken, Chestnut and shiitake (soup)

It’s a s...

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