The Nest southwest supports women and people who menstruate through menstruation, pregnancy, birth and menopause.
Join our Perinatal Peer Support Network to support and encourage new parents as they prepare and transition into parenthood, by reducing anxiety, increasing well-being and supporting bonding with their baby.
grief tending in community for anyone affected by baby loss.
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 tending in Exeter
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 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 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 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”