Biography:Darcey Croft

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Darcey Croft
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Darcey Croft at Home House, London 2018
Born (1972-12-14) 14 December 1972 (age 51)
Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Alma materKing's College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery, London College of Clinical Hypnosis
OccupationBritish Midwife. Founder of: Darcey Croft, Barenaturals, Forest the Earth, Vitamin Nurses, .
Known forPerinatal Mental Health, Reforestation & environmentalism

Darcey Croft is a British midwife, specialising in perinatal mental health,[1] She is a British entrepreneur and environmentalist founder of Barenaturals.[2][3][4][5][6] Forest the Earth[7] Vitamin Nurses [8] and [9]



Croft was trained in midwifery at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery, King's College London.[citation needed]

Entrepreneur & Environmentalist

She started the brand Barenaturals 2012 by combining activism and entrepreneurship with a mission to create positive impact products to increase reforestation around the globe in some of the most environmentally and economically challenged places such as Madagascar, Nepal, Haiti and Indonesia. She started up this social enterprise while she was still working as a midwife and hypnotherapist for 20 years.[10][11][12][13]

Since 2016, she sells meditative candles on Amazon.[2][14][15][16][17][18]

In October 2019 Croft suspended her trading on Barenaturals. With other projects taking priority and frustrated with the number of trees planted with Barenaturals, she founded Forest the Earth.[19]

Croft has been covered in The Sun,[20] Forbes ,[21] Reading Chronicle,[22] Sublime Magazine,[23] and Eloquently Her[11].[24][22][22]

Home Life

Croft lives in Beaconsfield, England.[citation needed]


  1. read, Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE Reading time: 5 min. "When you should and shouldn't worry during your pregnancy". 
  2. 2.0 2.1 [1]
  3. "'The hours the team keep are entirely irrelevant': 6 employers talk duvet days". April 3, 2018. 
  4. "How to Start Up: a natural products business from home | UK Business Forums". 
  5. [2]
  6. "2019 Exhibitors". 
  7. "Forest the Earth". 
  8. "Vitamin Nurses". 
  9. "Darcey Croft". 
  10. "Darcey Croft". 
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Midwifery to Meditative Candles". August 30, 2018. 
  12. "Sleeping Well On A Budget | Press Room". 
  13. "Darcey Croft BSc, RM, MDCH | Hypnotherapist Directory | Hypnotic World". 
  14. [3]
  15. "What Women Want - Web Series (2019) Episode # 2 Darcey Croft, founder of Barenaturals". 
  16. Jones, Emma-Louise (April 2, 2013). "Trending newcomers Barenaturals launch new range on stand 2077". 
  17. "Barenaturals launches crowdfunding campaign to create the world's first range of hypnotic candles for improved mental health | Press Room". 
  18. [4]
  19. "Forest the Earth". 
  20. "Barenaturals on Instagram: “The Sun newspaper has a column in its @Fabulousmag called 'The Graph of Greatness' featuring what people are talking about. Look who made…”". 
  21. "Archived copy". 
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 "American humanitarian and environmentalist delivers talk on simple changes making a big difference". 
  23. "10 Sustainable Brands That Are Making History". 
  24. "Archived copy". 

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