Welcome to my corner of the internet! Hello! Happy new year! (I think I can still say that – just!) It’s been a little while since I posted, so thought I’d better say ‘hi’ and reintroduce myself. I’m Sarah, a perinatal educator and postnatal doula in the Portsmouth area. I’ve been teaching antenatal classes andContinue reading “Hello!”

Postnatal Recovery

When you have a baby, it can be tempting to race straight back to our pre-baby lives, doing all the things we think we should be doing, and feeling guilty if we don’t. We’re bombarded with media images of new parents looking immaculate, taking older children to the park, going to events etc. We mightContinue reading “Postnatal Recovery”

Baby Cuddles!

“If you don’t put that baby down you’ll make a rod for your own back…” Hands up, who’s been told this before?! I know I had people tell me this when my children were little. But you know what? I have never thought “I wish I hadn’t cuddled them as much”. I have never regrettedContinue reading “Baby Cuddles!”

Starting School

Now that you have your school place allocated, lots of people will start talking to your child about going to school, telling them that it’s exciting, asking them questions about it and making a big fuss. Unless they have older siblings then they’ve probably never set foot in a school, and they certainly won’t understandContinue reading “Starting School”


I’m Sarah Lewis (she/her), and I’ve been providing pregnancy and postnatal services in the Portsmouth area since 2012. I’m mum to two boys, and a cat called Graham. If you follow me on social media then I’m sure you’ll be familiar with him – he likes to be in on the action! I enjoy spendingContinue reading “Hello!”


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