Belly Baby Mom – the first doula agency in the UAE

Shereen Zarroug and Eleonora Fornelli have a vision “to be the catalyst that makes the UAE the leading country in the world with the highest rates of positive birth and parenting experiences as a result of increased and on going support, education and respected choices” !  In this interview they share their respective birth stories, […]

Let’s talk about birth plans

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.5.1″] Birth plans became popular in response to the increasing number of interventions being done and the apparent disregard for respecting your choices. Without a birth plan, it is easy to feel as if you have no say, no control and it is difficukt to be an active participant in your own […]

Holistic Birth

There is a lot of talk about holistic health and living but how does it apply to pregnancy and birth and what difference does it make? Fifteen years ago, I dismissed it as just another fad. After all I was still working in the hospital system and following hospital policies and procedures. But then I […]