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Birthlight, now worldwide, started with informal, small birth preparation classes taught by Francoise Freedman in Cambridge in the 1980’s. As an anthropologist at Cambridge University, Dr Françoise Freedman was asked to share

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The Fertility Journey can be an Emotional Roller Coaster

The fertility journey can be an emotional roller coaster. When women come into the yoga space for a fertility workshop there is usually a mixed feel in the room. As a teacher I’m aware that

5 Reasons to Massage Your Baby

Baby massage has been around for hundreds of years, from ancient India, to China, Africa, South East Asia and around the globe. Indeed, I suspect that parents have been lovingly stroking their babies forever. Whilst

How we can make our yoga communities more inclusive 

I began my Perinatal Yoga Diploma with Birthlight in 2017 when I was in the 2nd trimester  with my son and began teaching other pregnant women from my 7th month of pregnancy  and was