Lupus and having a baby – my birth story

Lupus and my Birth Story

“I was fourteen when I was diagnosed with lupus (SLE) and was informed that should I want children in the future then I could face some hurdles as a result of the disease, becoming pregnant in the first instance, being one of them.” Lupus can be described as a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when the … Read more

A Magical Birth in Hawaii and Eating Raw Placenta

Waterfall in Hawaii, My homebirth and eating raw placenta

This week the fabulous Hannah shares her birth story of her second child, who was born at home in Hawaii with the support of a local midwife. “By the time we had decided to move to Hawaii I had already given birth to my son. At that time although I had thought a lot about … Read more

Wyld Adventures at the Pregnancy Pamper and Prep Retreat

Wyld Adventures at the Pregnancy Pamper & Prep Retreat, photo by modernbricabrac

At the end of May with hot sun, surrounded by spring green and situated on the edge of the Ashdown Forest (made famous by Winnie the Pooh) PRN visited a countryside retreat created by Wyld Experiences. Deeply committed to reconnecting with nature the Wyld Experiences team Poppie, Dora and Sofie have set up a weekend … Read more

News of a Wyld Pregnancy Retreat near London in May

Wyld Experience Kent pregnancy retreat

Wyld Experiences have created a brand new pregnancy/mother retreat concept just a stone’s throw from London and we want to share details of this new venture with you. Their aim is to show the pleasurable side of pregnancy and birth so that women, their partners and babies can all have a positive birth experience. The event weaves … Read more

Yes, I ate my placenta by Janine Pegg

Mum and blogger Janine of The Pegglet Mama writes… “Ew that sounds absolutely dreadful! Why, on Earth would anyone do that?!”, I think was the remark I blurted out when first hearing about placenta encapsulation and consumption. I was 25 weeks pregnant with my first-born (Sophie), and I was nearing the end of my massage … Read more

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