It’s been a while…and volunteers needed!

It’s been a while since I wrote anything on here. I have decided to start blogging again as I used to enjoy doing it. I have been pretty busy with the business and work and so the blogging  got pushed aside. Since I last penned anything on here, I have become a CAPPA Certified ChildbirthContinue reading “It’s been a while…and volunteers needed!”

Sitting the Month – The Chinese Confinement Period (CAPPA Article Contribution)

As a Malaysian postpartum doula of Chinese origin, a large proportion of my clientele are Asian (Chinese). I have supported quite a few Asian clients who observed the traditional practice of sitting the month or Zuo Yue Zi or Zhor Yuit. I am sure a lot of postpartum doulas are aware of this tradition, butContinue reading “Sitting the Month – The Chinese Confinement Period (CAPPA Article Contribution)”

Death of a Mother and Baby in Bristol, UK

I feel a bit sad this weekend on hearing of the news of a mother who took her own life and that of her baby’s a few days postpartum, in Bristol, in the UK.  All life is precious, and any life lost is sad, but this double tragedy is close to heart as the hospitalContinue reading “Death of a Mother and Baby in Bristol, UK”

Labour and Childbirth… some of my thoughts

I am a true believer in all women having the labours they want and want to experience, some want it all natural, with a doula, birth coach, midwife, whale music, water birth, hypnobirthing, some want all the drugs available, an epidural at the first contraction and some choose an elective caesarean section. One of myContinue reading “Labour and Childbirth… some of my thoughts”