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

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 birth experience.  From my […]

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 […]