A Gentle Beginning to my new world…..

In the past 9 months I’ve tried and tested out an array of wonderful pregnancy related  treatments in Amsterdam. What I’ve come to realise is that it is always the authenticity and passion of the practitioner that makes a real difference to how the session is experienced. When I became pregnant I joined a new…

What is a Watsu massage?

It’s not often I come out of a treatment and think WOW, that was seriously an incredible experience! Today I had the pleasure of experiencing a blissful Watsu water massage at the Conservatorium hotel, which is given by Oda Meiberg, who is trained both in shiatsu and watsu massage. I can tell you that it’s not…

Turn Baby Turn!

During my midwife scan at 34 weeks, I was informed that it was likely that my baby was in a breech position, and that I should go to the Echopunt – Verloskunde Centrum Oost to get an accurate overview of the baby’s position. My appointment was scheduled for the following week, where the midwife scanned my belly…

Finding a Midwife practice in Amsterdam

It was a highly exciting time for me and my husband when I became pregnant in 2017. Like any new experience, there was a whole host of things to think about and plan. Coming from the U.K, my experience was limited to that of my close friends who had experienced giving birth under the NHS….

Dr Papa – Seeing our baby at 27 weeks

Yesterday we had a truly beautiful experience at Dr Papa’s where we got to see our little bundle of joy properly with a 3/4D echo scan. In the Netherlands the last medical scan is at 20 weeks, so my husband and I were really curious to learn more about our baby’s development.  After months of…

Prenatal yoga in Amsterdam

Pre Natal Yoga in Amsterdam I love that Amsterdam has so many options when it comes to yoga and meditation classes. Gearing up for the 27th week of pregnancy I felt it was time to find a class specific for my needs.  A quick search on google brought up dozens of options for classes in Amsterdam. …