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Appreciating Mothers
mothering, support

Appreciating Mothers

Appreciating Mothers by Lenore Kilmartin I have been thinking about mothers on Mother's Day, the day that is meant to make us feel appreciated, and reflecting on the experiences of the women I know who are mothers. My work is with mothers; expectant mothers, birthing mothers, postpartum ...

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The Mothering Group
mothering, postpartum, support

The Mothering Group

The Mothering Group by Lenore Kilmartin The mamas and babies have arrived.  I hear them chatting with one another.  Their laughter and conversation wafts through the house.  I smell the aroma of fresh coffee.  I look out the window and see cars parked in the driveway and up ...

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The Birth Memory
labour, support, doula, childbirth

The Birth Memory

The Birth Memory by Lenore Kilmartin Her usual cheery face changed and became troubled as she remembered aloud the details of her baby's birth.  Her memories were clear. Despite her ninety plus years of age, her birth recollection remained lucid and precise.  She wanted to share her ...

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