Signs that your nervous system is dysregulated postpartum...

  • Posted On: 12 August 2022
Signs that your nervous system is dysregulated postpartum...

Some of these to some extent are expected- you’ve given birth and are straight into sleep deprivation, hormonal fluctuations and the responsibility of being a mother.

 

Nothing is an issue until it’s an issue and three things to reflect on are:

1. Frequency 

2. Duration

3. Intensity....


A trauma informed approach to treatment for health care professionals delivering c-section recovery support.

The first of it's kind...

  • Posted On: 4 August 2022
A trauma informed approach to treatment for health care professionals delivering c-section recovery support.

What an amazing weekend!

Our two day trauma informed c-section course for health care professionals is done and it was EPIC!!!

Hannah Poulton and I teamed up to write and deliver a two day course to help improve best practice in helath care professinoals who support and treat mothers following c-section delivery.


Co-regulation and our inbuilt need for safety and connection

  • Posted On: 22 July 2022
Co-regulation and our inbuilt need for safety and connection

As human beings we have a biological need to co-regulate with others and a longing to connect. 

This need is a must to survive when we are born but it doesn’t go away....


Motherhood after Birth Trauma

  • Posted On: 1 July 2022
Motherhood after Birth Trauma

Navigating motherhood after birth trauma can feel exhausting.

Your whole world has changed and so have you.

 


Breastfeeding and Shame

Breastfeeding as another arena for perfectionism, judgement and shame within Motherhood.

  • Posted On: 4 August 2021
Breastfeeding and Shame

I think that breastfeeding can be another arena for perfectionism, judgement and shame within Motherhood

 

I think that there is a lot of pressure on women to breastfeed in order to be a ‘good mum’. 

 

I think that there is pressure to put your own needs to the bottom of the pile and to do whatever it takes for your children. And don’t get me wrong as mothers we want the best for our children- and you matter too.


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