How rebozos, shawls and scarves can support women throughout their pregnancy

I've been using shawls and scarves, such as, but limited to, the Mexican rebozo (but for simplicity I will refer to shawls as rebozos in this post), to support women through their pregnancies for around

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Reflux, Tongue-Tie and the Ongoing Injustice to Children

Infant reflux is not a disease. It is a symptom. Always.Because it is a symptom, it has a cause. Figure out that cause, resolve the reflux.It is as simple as that.Except it is not just that simple.The

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Some people seem to think they know what pregnant women should do!

Sitting here now, reflecting, I know something for sure. I have complete confidence in the absolute integrity of my own experience. After all, these are my feelings and thoughts; they are happening to

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Rebozo as a life long tool

Rebozo, wraps and scarves are tools for life not just for supporting birth and the postnatal period.When I first learnt about the use of the Mexican rebozo as a tool to use during

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Compassionate Communication in the Birth Space

Otherwise known as Nonviolent Communication (NVC)A quality of heart connection. Would you love to know how to most effectively be with a mother in labour who says “I can’t do this anymore” or

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The Background of Rebozo

Rebozos, shawls and scarves-the lost art of supporting women through the childbearing years.I was introduced to the art of using the traditional Mexican shawl called the rebozo back in 2013 when I attended

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Mediation in Professional Birth Work

IntroductionMediation is about finding a way to positive communication. Reaching an agreement is secondary to building positive communication.Language is the key. The mediator's body language and verbal

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Your work supports the patriarchy!?!

I had been invited to attend a meeting of academics at Nottingham University. I do not to consider myself an academic, but because the subject of the meeting was going to include a discussion about including

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The Goal Setting Trap

In the past at this time of year I have tended to get caught in something of a ‘goal setting’ trap.You know, that sense of frantic, simmering panic that if I don't do something different things will

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I am an expert (and so are you)

Sitting here now, reflecting, I 'know' something for sure, I have complete confidence in the absolute integrity of my own experience.That's really the beginning and ending of all that I offer others

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