Thoughts on Conception

Thoughts on Conception

What if I told you that YOU could influence the type of soul you invite into your womb at conception? 

What if I told you – you could influence his or her consciousness, character and values, his or her likes and dislikes, fears and loves, insecurities and ways of interacting?

How a medical doctor becomes a Sacred Holder of Birth

How a medical doctor becomes a Sacred Holder of Birth

It is not common for a doctor to have a homebirth....nor is it common to find a doctor who will support sacred births - at home or otherwise. This is my story of how my homebirth changed my life to become a Sacred Birth Supporter, lover, practitioner! 

At The Red Tent Women's Circle Today

At The Red Tent Women's Circle Today

I cycled down the packed and busy village road in India. I live at a pilgrimage site and being Sunday it was packed! Buses come and drop off people there from near and far villages and towns. I mazed my way through the throngs of  small Bengali’s and their bright red and yellow saris.

Dignity is a basic human right in Childbirth too

 Dignity is a basic human right in Childbirth too

I have seen racism, rudeness and force by the head of departments. I have seen disregard for consent. I have seen midwives joke and poke and stare at various vulva’s when the mother is conscious and her head is behind the screen in preparation for a caeserian section.

All she said was “Thank you” and I suddenly realized…

All she said was “Thank you” and I suddenly realized…

It was an intense sharing after an intense week. We were tired, begging for answers, needing support and also feeling deeply satisfied after that week. She turned to me and looked (or locked) me in her eyes and said “Thank you for all you are doing.” 

Don't Let Them Take Your Newborn!

Don't Let Them Take Your Newborn!

When a mother embraces her newborn baby, her third child to her chest with deep loving affection and relief, a few minutes old and you witness the most precious time in a life, and she says "this is the first time I am seeing a newborn"...you wander what is so wrong with the system that she did not have this with her first 2?