Active Birth Yoga Classes

The Active Birth Yoga classes are held once a week, for a maximum of 12 women, at varying stages of pregnancy. The classes consist of one and a half hours of yoga, breathing and relaxation, and half an hour for tea and talk, during which pregnancy and birth-related issues are discussed. Thursdays, 6.30-8.30pm (Garage Studio, 26 … Read more…

Preparing for Birth

This one-day birth preparation workshop focuses on preparing couples for labour and birth. For the purposes of the workshop, I act as a birth doula for each and every participant, working through issues such as how to stay at home, pain relief that would work for them, how they can prepare their partners and show … Read more…

Early Parenting Workshop

These aim to prepare still-pregnant women for the early hours, days and weeks with their baby. Again, I function as I would when attending a woman as a post-natal doula – supporting women with what to expect generally, with their feeding choices, understanding what their newborn will need and why they need it, as well … Read more…

One to One Birth Preparation

This one-to-one intensive preparation for pregnant women and their partners, is spread over two sessions and takes place in their own home and at their convenience. We would cover what to expect in labour, look at how labour best progresses, how to stay at home to get labour well established, pain-management techniques, the transfer to … Read more…

Just talk – a discussion group for pregnant women

Preparing for birth can take many forms. Yoga and relaxation will provide one thing, birth preparation something else, but simply being able to express thoughts and feelings about pregnancy, fears and hopes about the birth and even anxiety and excitement about becoming a mum also has its place.These mornings sessions are basically an informal gathering, … Read more…