Why You Need To Hire A Doula

Kate Davies | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Parents
Kate Davies

A common misconception is that doulas only attend home-births but as doulas are concerned with empowering women they usually attend all types of birth; home-birth, hospital birth, elective c-section and any others.

My Amazing 'Job' Doula

Lauren Derrett | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Parents
Lauren Derrett

This morning I visited a new mum and dad. The sun was shining, the french doors opening onto the garden and a brand new beautiful baby girl dosing in ...

Why Continuity of Care in Birth Matters

Lauren Derrett | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Parents
Lauren Derrett

When pregnant, it's a good idea to really think about who you would be happy to see you at your most vulnerable, who makes you feel safe when you're that scared child looking for comfort, who understands the process of birth.

The Four Reasons Caring Professions Should Stay Away From Business (And the One Reason They Shouldn't)

Suzy Ashworth | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Ashworth

When talking with other birth professionals about how they can grow their business', I frequently notice the passion poured into their work, far outweighs the profits taken out. Alongside how common the same self-limiting beliefs prevent amazing women (I tend to work with women) from stepping up to be viewed as the valuable specialists they are.

Can One Film Change Birth Around The World?

Toni Harman | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK
Toni Harman

Call me idealistic, call me brave, you can even call me stupid, but please don't question my desire to change the perception of birth around the world.

Far From Faddish: Doula Survey Shows Dramatic Decrease in Interventions

Rebecca Schiller | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Schiller

With over 500 members, Doula UK represents the largest number of doulas in the UK. Its doulas work with women and their families to prepare for the birth of their baby, helping them to fully explore their options, make informed decisions and support them as they adjust to life with a newborn baby.