‘I see my role as a kind of spiritual accompaniment.’

Mother’s nature Barbara Childs on early parenting

'I see the mother-baby relationship as a spiritual practice.' | Photo: kevin liang / Unsplash

I am a volunteer breastfeeding counsellor with one of Britain’s leading breastfeeding charities. My work involves helping new mothers to get breastfeeding off to a good start, and to overcome any problems they might face. But it is also much more than that.

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