Tag: birth doula south manchester

Who are the experts?

18th May 2018 By The Doula Element

“Experts” in infant feeding come storming into the media with their well versed opinions on how they think babies should be fed, by which means and how often, mostly without the evidence to support their well marketed techniques. Parents everywhere doubt their instincts, have a difficult time knowing who to go to and find their […]

Six Reasons to Hire A Doula

30th July 2014 By The Doula Element

Cheshire Doula Nikki Mather-Six Reasons (and countless benefits) for Investing in a Doula. Have you thought about having a birth doula or postnatal doula but are unsure whether you need one? Your partner is fantastic, your mother or mother in law supportive and your best friend is your rock. Have a look at just a […]

Just ‘Being’ A Doula

20th July 2014 By The Doula Element

Cheshire Birth and Postnatal Doula Nikki Mather, talks about her visit to Paramana Doula with Michel Odent and Liliana Lammers and just ‘being’ a doula. I am not always known for being the quietest of people around friends and family and can have some wildly wacky and opinionated thoughts and discussions when it comes to […]

The Curse of the Baby Whisperers

28th March 2014 By The Doula Element

In society today there is such a huge difference when it comes to parenting styles in a variety of different communities. Should we be falling into the commercial world of prams, bottles, formula, baby food jars, bouncers-as society we seem to do as others do, or should we be nurturing our offspring by moving away […]