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Doula guide: Part 4 – What does the research say?

Discover some of the impacts that doula support has on birth outcomes and satisfaction with the overall birth experience, as well as what it is that makes it so effective.

Doula guide: Part 3 – When and how can a doula...

We hope you're enjoying our series of articles about having a doula in Belgium. So far, we have published:- Part 1:...

Facing lockdown as a family – St. John’s school counselors give...

In these unusual times, many of us will be experiencing a whole rollercoaster of emotions. For children, especially, situations such as these...

Doula guide: Part 2 – What kind of qualifications do doulas...

We hope you're enjoying our series of articles about having a doula in Belgium. So far, we have published:- Part 1:...

Doula guide: Part 1 – What is a doula?

We hope you're enjoying our series of articles about having a doula in Belgium. So far, we have published:- Part 1:...

The ultimate guide to having a doula in Belgium – intro

To celebrate World Doula Week (22-28 March 2020), the village has teamed up with doula duo Sophie Fraschina and Julie Denil from...

Interdependence not isolation! – Life First blog

With COVID-19 now impacting our everyday lives in a very real way, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood from Life First shares some tips for minimising panic, promoting interdependence and beating the isolation.

Who you gonna call? – Emergency numbers in Belgium

Are you confident you'd know what to do in the event of an emergency? And would your kids? Here, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood from Life First walks us through all we need to know!

Capturing the magic of pregnancy – with Ana Ionita

Village partner and newborn, children and maternity photographer Ana Ionita – based in Rhode-Saint-Genèse – explains how a maternity session can give mother and baby (and partner too, if wished) the chance to create lasting memories.

Crowd Cooks? Yes please! – Review

At village HQ we sometimes joke that the first thing we'd do if we won the lottery, would be to hire a...