Holding Space – What does this mean?

Holding Space – What does this mean?

When I first became a doula I didn’t know what was meant by ‘holding space’. I now know it means a variety of things but I still find it hard to define, so here are a few of the ways I’ve held space for doula clients I’ve worked with… It could mean sitting...

Pregnancy Yoga Savasana/Relaxation (6 of 6)

Hey everyone,   Today is the last in the series of 6 pregnancy yoga sessions. I hope you’ve had a chance to try all 6, and maybe even completed them all in one go to complete a 1 hour and 20 minute routine.   This week you can relax, lie down and...

Pregnancy Yoga Seated (5 of 6)

Today’s pregnancy yoga taster is the seated sequence.and this is part 5 of 6 videos in the set. This section can be practiced after the warm up, all fours, kneeling, and standing sequence, to form part of a longer practice or just with the warm up. Next time we’ll...
Top tips: Labour and Birth Progression

Top tips: Labour and Birth Progression

Once labour starts the latent phase/early labour can go on for days, and birth can seem like a long way off. You may have been told that labour progresses at 1cm dilation per hour, but this information is very outdated and not necessarily true. Some people will birth...

Pregnancy Yoga Standing (4 of 6)

Today’s pregnancy yoga taster is the standing sequence.   This section can be practiced after the warm up, all fours and kneeling sequences to form part of a longer practice or just with the warm up. This is still a gentle sequence but slightly more active than the...