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The S.I.M.P.L.E guide to being an amazing birthing partner 

By |2019-09-17T12:02:54+01:0017th September 2019|Blog Post|

So you’ve been asked to be a birthing partner? Congratulations! Supporting someone through birth can be a wonderful experience... However, you might be feeling a little nervous about your role. Concerned about whether you’ll get it right? Hoping that you’ll help rather than hinder? Wondering how you’ll react when the time comes and this labour [...]

The amazing benefits of breastfeeding

By |2019-07-31T23:30:08+01:0031st July 2019|Blog Post|

World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration which is held in more than 120 countries. The goal, to encourage breastfeeding and provide support and education to families across the world. According to the World Health Organisation, breastfeeding promotes better health for mothers and children alike. In fact, they say... “Increasing breastfeeding to near-universal levels could [...]

Are you making life more complicated than it needs to be?

By |2019-07-12T10:11:23+01:0012th July 2019|Blog Post|

Oooh that’s a pretty loaded question isn’t it? And one that probably requires more than just a little honesty... But with our mission to help you discover and embrace life’s balance, this month we’re challenging you to take a look inwards and ask yourself... “Am I making this more complicated than it needs to be?” [...]

How to break the cycle of negative thinking and finally move on from your past

By |2019-06-17T16:51:53+01:0017th June 2019|Blog Post|

Relationship breakups, losing your job, bereavement, abuse, redundancy, making a rather large mistake… even simply saying something awful that you really didn’t mean. Hurt and trauma come in all shapes and sizes, often in forms that we don’t expect. But if we can’t find the strength and will to move forward, it can truly affect [...]

Happy, Healthy Bumps, Babies and Children!

By |2019-05-28T15:27:07+01:0028th May 2019|Blog Post|

Pregnancy and Parenthood plays a very special role at Rowan House, predominantly due to my own long and turbulent fertility journey, my highly medicalised and invasive twin pregnancy and my emotional and complicated postnatal period.  My own journey placed a huge strain on my physical and emotional wellbeing and has fueled a passion for supporting [...]

8 tips to prepare for birth and enjoy a healthy pregnancy

By |2019-06-06T15:57:18+01:0028th May 2019|Blog Post|

From the moment you first find out you are pregnant, life takes a different direction; a new path that is unique and exciting. You imagine your baby growing from a seed to a kiwi to water melon and spend hours on Instagram and Pinterest browsing cute baby outfits, yummy mummy ensembles and planning the perfectly [...]

Affirmations to boost every part of your mind, body and life

By |2019-05-28T13:14:37+01:0028th May 2019|Blog Post|

Need to ease stress? There’s an affirmation for that! Same for boosting your confidence, calming your mind, improving your relationships and even boosting your career! Here’s a few of our favourites and to use them to get maximum results. An affir-what now? An affirmation is a positive statement – usually just a single sentence or [...]

How to avoid getting sick for the rest of 2019!

By |2019-05-28T13:14:27+01:0028th May 2019|Blog Post|

Ok, so we can’t actually stop you from getting sick (even on World Health Day), but we can give you a fighting chance to avoid illness by boosting your overall health. Notice that we didn’t say boosting your immune system there? There’s often lots of health advice around about how to avoid getting sick by [...]

It’s time to start talking about our problems

By |2019-05-28T13:14:20+01:0028th May 2019|Blog Post|

Talking… it’s something we do every day so you’d think that most of us would be pretty good at it by now. And for the most part we are, we talk about our day, our mood, our children, what we’re eating for lunch and much more! But there are some things that are a little [...]