Maeve Murray – Fourth Trimester Doula
On paper it should have been okay, I mean I had already had one child. Would another upset the applecart too much? It would mean I would only be back to work briefly, and then I would be on maternity leave again, happy days. My second pregnancy was fine, no problems at all. And then […]
It’s 9pm I’ve been lying in this feckin cot since 7.30pm. I’ve done the bath, I’ve done everything yet my baby just won’t sleep! How much would I give for a cup of tea. The lack of down time in the evenings is hitting me really, really hard, especially since i started this nighttime routine. […]
“WE were never meant to parent our children in isolation, but instead to have nurturing, loving support at arms reach,” says JoJo Hogan, founder of the Slow Post-Partum movement. It seems that it doesn’t really matter that we don’t know our neighbours are anyone living near us before we have children, after all, isn’t it […]
As a child I always wondered what it was about being a mother that was so special. Growing up in our house in Fermoy, there were always lots of books about babies. I remember thinking, ‘Everyone has a mammy. It doesn’t seem that hard to me. I mean, Mam is a mammy and what’s so […]
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Hi. I’m Maeve Murray and I’m sick of the myths, the half truths and the completely inaccurate images and ideas we are given of what being a new parent is like. Parenting is hard. Really, really hard; made harder by society’s unrealistic expectations of parents and babies.
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