‘It takes a village to raise a baby.’ Those are the first words written in the foreword by Penny Simkin and they resound truth. During pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, numerous people are...
From the moment I started reading ‘Daddy and the Two Bears’ by Gary Anderson, I knew it was going to be emotional. The first couple of pages start with Anderson and his wife Michelle's story from the...
The Thriving Giver: 7 Principles For Health Professionals and Caregivers To Enhance Self-Care and Prevent Burnout
‘We need to weed out the dead, overcrowded flowers and make room for the healthy ones to grow’
When it comes to pregnancy, there are a lot of topics to discuss but one that gets swept under the table can be the negatives of breastfeeding. One such negative is aversion: when a mother feels...
As the world changes, new pandemics come to light, stress increases, anxiety skyrockets, and in order to combat all of that fear, many develop certain ways to cope Some take exercise, some find...
The world has become connected and united through a global pandemic that has drastically changed the normal way of life The coronavirus, formally known as COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2, is a virus that...
Midwives roles are dedicated to their profession, their patients, and giving their time to help women during their pregnancy, childbirth and post-partum period This job can be taxing on the health...
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