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“Ditch the Birth Plan, because it won’t go to plan” *cringe* Please don’t ditch your Birth Plan, it’s far from the holy grail, but it’s a damn good start. As a Doula, I understand the complexities of birth, especially if you’re choosing to birth in a hospital setting! Why is this advice being sprinkled around […]

Pregnancy maternity photoshoot on the beach

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As this year begins to draw to a close I can feel this energy building within me.Over the past six months I have poured my heart in soul in to creating this safe haven designed to nurture mothers through arguably some of the most vulnerable times in their lives; pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and motherhood. Prior […]

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Written by Meagan McWhirter, Clinical Nutritionist (BHSc NutDMed & MHumNut) & Owner of Maternal Essentials¬† IG: @maternalessentialswww.maternalessentials.com.au As you enter the final stretch of your pregnancy journey, the third trimester brings with it a multitude of changes in your body, including the anticipation of birth and the arrival of your new addition. What you eat […]

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Utilizing a Doula to unpack your journey thus far; In the lead-up to your childbirth, there’s an essential process of unravelling your thoughts, emotions, any fears, and your current understanding. A Doula can be your ultimate GPS in navigating through all of the overwhelming and conflicting information we are often faced with during pregnancy. Why […]

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