Archive: March 2017

PostDay One in the Compassionate Birth House!

Part one of the Compassionate Birth Worker Training is a two-day immersive event called Preparing for Compassionate Birth.  By the end of the event students are equipped to deliver Preparing for Compassionate Birth workshops with their clients either as part of the larger Compassionate Birth programme or as individual workshops from as early as 12 […]

PostCompassionate Birth Work: beginners mind

I was lucky enough to get along to the Doula UK conference at the week end and connect with some incredibly warm and inspiring birth workers.  I spent 22 years as a Midwife but the conference has taught me once again that I’d probably rather like to be a Doula when I grow up. One […]

PostMy hands are ageing

My hands are ageing.   Born in Cornwall on the Summer solstice of 1970 my hands are now 46 years old. My hands have climbed trees, plaited hair, dug in the dark moist earth and picked daisies. They have learnt to swim, to write and wipe salty tears from my cheeks.   My hands have […]

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