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Author Archives: Hazel Acland
Happy International Women’s Day!
Celebrating International women’s 2023 day and calling for gender equity for all. The Nest Southwest CIC is a grass-roots social enterprise dedicated to supporting women and menstruators.
Addressing Health Inequalities for Women of Colour
Women of colour face more health inequalities. This blog talks about an event that attempted to address some of them.
grief tending in community for anyone affected by baby loss.
Become a Nest Menopause Friend
Become a Nest Menopause Friend Women are slowly opening up about their menstrual cycles and menopause. By sharing our own experience with friends and family, we all contribute to normalising what has been for decades, and in even for centuries, a taboo or at least an inappropriate topic for a conversation. It is reassuring toContinue reading “Become a Nest Menopause Friend”
Grief, and what do we do with it?
Grief tending in Exeter
Experience Exeter’s Menopause Café
EXPERIENCE EXETER’S MENOPAUSE CAFÉ Guest blog by Barbara Wheatley Exeter’s Menopause Café has well and truly launched. Contributing to a nationwide drive, it’s every first Friday of the month, so it’s easy to remember. And it was so good the first time in October that I booked again for the second meet, and I’m alreadyContinue reading “Experience Exeter’s Menopause Café”
Watch our video about wellbeing in pregnancy
Pregnancy Wellbeing free video Pregnancy and becoming a parent is a rite of passage, meaning that it is a life threshold once crossed you are forever changed. And in the busy-ness of preparing for the practicalities of having a new baby in the house we can forget how to prepare for mental wellbeing and health.Continue reading “Watch our video about wellbeing in pregnancy”
November at The Nest
November at The Nest Here at The Nest Southwest we are getting pretty excited about our monthly planner! What do you think? As well as our regular weekly pregnancy groups and yoga classes we are also hosting some exciting yoga workshops – one specifically for menstruation, and one specifically for menopause. So wherever you areContinue reading “November at The Nest”
World Menopause Day
World Menopause Day Monday 18th October 2021 is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the menopause. Here at The Nest Southwest CIC we are committed to providing social, emotional and informational support about this major life transition, and we do this through our groups, yoga sessions and carefully curating a list of recommended resources.Continue reading “World Menopause Day”