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I’m Zoe, a mother and aspiring doula from Norfolk, UK. Here you will find little tidbits of my life as I navigate this new journey. Some parts may be very personal, some may be a little upsetting, and some will (hopefully) make you laugh along with me. Please get in touch if you ever have any questions
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Doulas are born, not made … it is about coming to terms with the fact that doula is not what you do, it’s who you areMaddie McMahon ‘Why Doulas Matter’
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