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Red Miller teaching antenatal Love Based Birth birthing class

7 Reasons You Need Love Based Birth Birthing Classes

I overheard a conversation in a mums group the other day that made me wonder if it was considered  the norm today to spend more time and effort researching which baby buggy to buy than deciding with who and how to give birth to the baby. Indeed there are many choices in both worlds. However,  […]

Babies Want to be Massaged

I love massaging new borns! This particular massage was so sweet because 22 months ago I did the same thing for big brother Noah who is looking on. Clearly he wants to make sure I was doing it right and didn’t miss any spots! It so lovely to work with families for several of their […]

Newborn development: Aaron and Rocky's first three months

Newborn Development: First Three Months

Newborn Development: In the first three months, newborns don’t want to be down the hall or even in another room. They want to be in reaching distance at all times. They are not controlling you, manipulating you or trying to freak you out. They don’t want to be scheduled or ‘independent’ They are completely dependent […]

Mother holding her newborn baby

Preparing for Birth: Confidence and Trust are Essential

When preparing for birth, a positive mindset may just be the most important thing for parents. Gentle, beautiful, love based births can happen in any setting. I bow to all you amazing parents who put in the effort, trust the magic and actively participate in making your birth dreams come true! Here is an email […]

Birth Doula Training in Singapore

Considering becoming a doula? Join us this coming in March for Birth Doula Training in Singapore ! In this part of the world we have limited opportunities for birth doula training so don’t miss this chance! Denise Love has been facilitating learning for Doulas for the past 18 years in a variety of countries and will be […]

Belly Pots!

Cool clay spread on a ripe belly with intension and then decorated with love for the baby inside. How beautiful! And belly pots make a cool keepsake. Fruit anyone? Imagine how many good conversations start there : ) I photographed a session last year and loved it. The bonus is Amu, your guide, is a […]

Spirit Babies Walter Makichen

Pre-birth Communication is Key

As a midwife, I believe that prebirth communication is a necessary action during pregnancy. I love to talk about communicating with babies while they are growing in the womb, consciously establishing that important prenatal bond. How wonderful to get in the habit of saying “I love you” everyday to the little one growing in your […]

Pregnancy Moon is Here!

Super excited to announce the Pregnancy Moon website is up and registration is open! The feedback has been so overwhelming positive, thank you all and keep it coming! It was serendipitous that our planned launch of Pregnancy Moon last night happen to coincide with overnight house guest..Debra Pascali-Bonaro! Many of you know her well from […]

Prenatal Parenting Workshop and Belly Pots

(Photo Credit: Lennart Nilsson ~20weeks) We have been learning a lot for some years now about womb life. It is no longer a dark and mysterious place but rather a well understood, private, cosmos. As we gain more information about the senses, the sensitivities, and the power to learn of the unborn baby, we are […]

Baby massage on a newborn baby

Why your Newborn Needs a Baby Massage

Baby massage is an underused, miraculous technique that can aid in the development of your newborn. I learnt baby massage in India from a whole host of women in all different parts of the country, as a western midwife I had never really been exposed to it before then. Years on in India I didn’t […]