Campaigning with Dr Raja Gangopadhay in the House of Commons

On Monday, 20th November, 2017, my colleague Vanessa Taylor, Head of Maternal Health and Wellbeing at MamaBabyBliss, and I were honoured to attend a debate at the House of Commons about improving the conditions of maternal mental health in the UK. The event was organised by Dr Raja Gangopadhay, an eminent consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, … Continue Reading

In the Presence of Love

Over the past few months, I have had the privilege of working with a lovely couple called Shanna and Sandy Beales who are expecting their first baby in June. As part of the wellbeing packages I offer, I gave Shanna a pregnancy yoga and massage session and then the three of us had a Birth Preparation … Continue Reading

My journey into motherhood – suffering in silence

A study by The Baby Show of 1,000 mums revealed that, 60% of women said they suffered from the ‘baby blues’. Almost 23% of the women suffered from postnatal depression and of those over half (60%) said they didn’t receive the support they needed. These statistics don’t surprise me. Because if I rewind the clock back … Continue Reading

Baby Massage For Sleep

When a baby or a child cries, or if a friend or loved one is upset, there’s no greater comfort than a hug. Touch is a powerful therapeutic tool that we all have at our fingertips – literally. Because the skin is the first organ to develop, a baby’s most powerful sense, even when in … Continue Reading

Mother Love

My life changed when I became a mother. I don’t just mean in terms of my to-do-list (which expanded by hundred-fold) but who I am. I make no bones that the most important people in my life are my children. I can’t help it. Although I love my husband and my own mother to bits, … Continue Reading

The world is in our hands

This morning I woke up to the news that Donald J. Trump had been elected the 45th US president and like so many people the news left me reeling. I am not a particularly political person and certainly when it comes to political elections of other nations, I don’t especially feel the need to comment … Continue Reading