Pregnancy and Birth

Sadas Birth stories – Page 2

I worked hard to bond with my baby and heal the separation. I got my baby back from the nursery, and never let her go. Unfortunately I suffered horrific postnatal depression, partially because of who I am and partially because of the experience. I was det

Sadas Birth stories – Page 3

Once I was in the pool I didnt leave, nor did I open my eyes until Grace was born in the water, I wanted to be totally in my body, without distractions. I asked Russell to kiss me, which only happened once as it brought on a stronger expansion, and they f

Sadas Birth stories – Page 4

Russell had tears; Xanthe looked a little surprise, full of wonder and asked if I was ok. I looked her firmly in the eye with a big smile and said, "Im ok, sweet heart. Heres your baby sister". Xanthe said, "Shes so cute". I hopped out of the birth pool t

Naming Your Baby

An excerpt taken from ?Numerology for your Family A favourite preoccupation of parents-to-be is the discussion of possible names for the baby. Some parents already know, during the pregnancy, whether the little one will be a boy or a girl, while for other

Pregnant with Heart and Soul

There are clearly different forms and degrees of contact with unborn children. Experiences can differ considerably from one another in terms of atmosphere, depth and effect. Short daily chats can be very valuable moments. More extensive contact comes most

What is a Doula?

What is a Doula? The word "Doula" (pronounced "doola") is a Greek word meaning "woman servant or caregiver". More recently, it refers to someone who offers physical comfort, emotional, spiritual and informational support to a woman and her partner before,

Fear in Pregnancy

The early days of my most recent pregnancy, brought me once again face to face with fear. Fear of losing my baby, fear of something going wrong, fear that my baby may be born with health issues. Fear, fear and more fear. It consumed me, eating tediously a