What to put in your bag for a birth is a question that comes up a lot both on parenting forums and in doula groups. I’m very aware of it on forums … [Read more...] about What’s in your bag?
With the summer coming up, it's great time to indulge in a little educational reading! We asked the Nurturing Birth doula community for their … [Read more...] about Essential Summer Reads for Doulas
Let’s talk about words... From the carefully crafted content on your doula website to the attention grabbing social media posts, what you write can … [Read more...] about The MOST important content you need for your doula biz (it’s not what you think!)
In amidst the joy of seeing a new family together earlier this week there was a moment that jarred for me, the question put to Harry and Meghan about … [Read more...] about The bad baby!
This article, written by Sophie Brigstocke, first appeared in the Journal of Holistic Healthcare, Summer 2017 How many lightbulb moments can you … [Read more...] about Doulas, birth, home and love
Sophie interviews holistic sleep coach and IBCLC Lyndsey Hookway about her work and especially her training programme for anyone wanting to work with … [Read more...] about Interview with Lyndsey Hookway, Holistic Sleep and Lactation Consultant
Sophie interviews Lactation Consultant Anna Le Grange about mindful breastfeeding, some of the pitfalls facing parents in the UK around feeding, and … [Read more...] about Interview with Anna Le Grange, Lactation Consultant and Mindful Breastfeeding Coach
1. Don’t join a networking group Ok, I confess. I used to view networking groups with a wary eye and admittedly I'd still rather pluck the hairs … [Read more...] about 10 simple but powerful ways to TOTALLY Ruin your Doula business!
As the end of another year approaches it’s natural to start thinking ahead to the next 12 months and what actions you’re going to take to grow your … [Read more...] about How to make 2019 your best business year yet
A positive mindset is one of those things that takes time and concerted effort to develop – it’s not enough to simply be aware of the fact you have a … [Read more...] about How to create a positive mindset and grow your doula practice
SEO… Three little letters. They sound so harmless, but toss them into a chat about your website and suddenly your doula brain is thrown into a frenzy … [Read more...] about Search Engine Optimisation – A TOTAL beginners guide!
Sophie chats to Emma While, Sleep Educator and Mummy Mentor from Courage and Chamomile about her work with new parents navigating baby and child … [Read more...] about Interview with Emma While from Courage & Chamomile on baby sleep
Sophie discusses perceptions of doulas preventing midwives from doing their job and/or keeping clients from going to hospital/accessing medical care. … [Read more...] about Barring the way – doulas and midwives, a video blog
Sophie chats to Hannah about everything to do with babywearing - how she got into it, why she's so passionate about it, what she thinks of Piers … [Read more...] about Interview with Hannah Wallace from Wear My Baby on babywearing
With the huge emphasis placed on social media these days you could be forgiven for thinking that all other forms of small business marketing pale into … [Read more...] about How to get your doula business in front of more potential clients