The Monster in the Dark

Monster

I have been sat on this blog post for over a year, I had forgotten I had written it and just stumbled across it and realised it is still relevant. These are just my musings, forgive me if its a bit rambling, I was just going to post my poem but the words poured out …

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You are not a “Good Girl” – Birth, Language and Doulas

Dragon Child

Birthing women are not children, they are not 5 years old or 10 or 15, and if they are teenagers, they are at this point in time transitioning very rapidly into womanhood. This is not a good girl either – she is a feisty child with her own mind and her own feelings. She would …

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International Women’s Day, Riverfront, Newport, March 2016.

International Women's Day

Having come back from this International Womens Day event, at the Riverfront, I am all fired up. It was a beautiful emotional day and it made for me crystal clear, something that I already knew, at the moment, women should be able to own their bodies and their births, without argument and coercion, but they …

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Happy International Women’s Day.

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You are brave, you are strong and you are amazing. You are beautiful, you are true and you are magical. You are kind, you are funny, you bring joy. You were born with the power to create life. Today – on this our day – you are not alone. We hold each other in a …

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