About me

As Interviewed in

The best of you are those who are a benefit to mankind – Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

Hi, I’m Zaahida. 

Welcome to my online Home!

I grew up learning about Essential Oils from my Mom who was an Aromatherapist. I have also completed training in using Homeopathic remedies in the home and I’m in the process of certifying in Aromatherapy.

I have been researching and writing about wellness, my homebirth experience, labour, birth, parenting tips and advice over the past 4 years. Check out some of my features over here. I have a background in Arabic & Islamic Theology and 6 years of teaching. I love taking complicated concepts and simplifying as well as using technology and the internet to make learning fun and interactive for adults.

Beaing a Teacher, and Writer, Certified WOMBS Doula, Trained ICEA Childbirth Educator and Mama Nurture Bereavement Facilitator on the path to certification, I use my teaching background and doula experience, together with my own personal birth and life experiences to help women have an empowered birth. My passion is specifically coaching introverted women who have been disappointed or traumatised in their previous birth/s and women who want to have a home birth.



My husband and I co-own The Nurture Company. Our mission is to provide family-centred support to couples during the journey of pregnancy, birth, labour, postpartum and early parenting. Listen to one of Tariq Joel’s features here. 



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