Telling our story is powerful. The birth stories we tell to each other shape cultures, beliefs, choices and lives; this power is profound.
Let’s face it, January is not exactly everyone’s favourite month, but it is a time of natural reflection on the year behind us. After the twinkle of fairy lights has faded, and the decorations and tree have been packed away for another year, January is the perfect time for
Dear Midwives, Next year the world turns its attention to the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and recognising and celebrating the humbling work that you and your colleagues do day in, day out, to improve the lives of others. You are there for women at
As the clock strikes midnight and the sparkle and promise of a brand new decade dawns, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2020, the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the first ever ‘International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. “Nurses and
The idea of The Birth Circle developed as I wanted to create a safe space to share positive, inspiring and empowering stories, to celebrate the amazing and intricate work of our bodies and babies, and the life-altering transformations that we go through as we evolve in to
2019 is a special year for me. I was reminded by a friend that October marked our 10 year Midwife anniversary! 10 years since we started out together in our first Midwife jobs. 10 years since I took my first baby steps as a brand new Midwife at the Royal Free Hospital in
“I decided to become a Real Birth Practitioner because I believe that every woman deserves high quality information to put her in the best possible position for her birth”. Sarah Smith, Founder of The Birth Circle As many of you know, my name is Sarah and I am a