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1. Understand your Birth Imprint Something I speak to my Doula clients about very early on in their journey, is how their birth shapes their inner dialogue and deep subconscious beliefs. A birth imprint shapes a baby’s brain chemistry, how they perceive the world, and their default nervous system imprint (parasympathetic or sympathetic). If possible, […]

pregnant woman doing yoga

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Pregnancy maternity photoshoot on the beach

“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 […]

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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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