Natalie Stokell Author

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A birth doula’s purpose is to help mothers come as close as they can to having the kind of birth they desire, leaving them and their birth partner with the best possible feelings about themselves and their capabilities. They work to educate mothers and their partners about childbirth, to help mediate the stress and discomfort […]

Employing the services of a private midwife is something more and more women on the Coast are doing. Both the continuity of care and having a pre-established relationship with the midwife attending your birth allow for a more empowered experience. Many midwives are medicare registered and so rebates are available. Two women talk of their […]

When I gave birth to my first child seven years ago, I had heard of the benefits of consuming the placenta. So my partner Pete, a chef, lovingly prepared little bite-sized pieces for me to take daily. However, I am a vegetarian and lasted one day before the “ick” factor made this just too unpleasant. […]