Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! Every year the 8th March is celebrated as International Women’s Day. It is a collective world wide effort for gender equality, not owned by any one single organisation as it is something that we all need to work towards together – co-creating a world of diversity, inclusivity and celebration. Celebrating allContinue reading “Happy International Women’s Day!”

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”

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”

Menstrual Empowerment Education

Menstrual Empowerment Education We want to train a team of ‘Transitioneers’ to provide menstrual health workshops for pre-teens in schools in Exeter. WHAT’S THE PROBLEM AND WHY IS IT A PROBLEM? Only one in five girls feels comfortable talking to their teacher about periods.and 49% have missed an entire day of school due to theirContinue reading “Menstrual Empowerment Education”

Perinatal Peer Support Network in Exeter

Perinatal Peer Support Network in Exeter This week sees the exciting launch of The Nest Southwest’s Perinatal Peer Support Network (PPSN). This small but mighty group of women have lived experience of birthing in a pandemic and are being trained to support local pregnant women and birthing people. They offer a friendly, listening ear fromContinue reading “Perinatal Peer Support Network in Exeter”